Cory Environmental Trust Community Grants (England & Wales) (Deadline: 7th April 2017)

The next deadline to apply for a Cory Environmental Trust in Britain (CETB) Community Grant is the 7th April 2017.

Cory Environmental Trust in Britain (CETB) was established in 2003 as an Environmental Body, under the terms of the Landfill Tax Regulations 1996. CETB now has awarded grants to over 240 projects, with a total value of £9.1 million.

The grants support a broad range of projects including:

  • The opening up public access to an area of land that has been closed or partially closed
  • Cleaning up of land that has been polluted because of now ceased activity
  • Helping to improve, protect, provide and/or maintain land or a building as a public amenity
  • Protecting the environment, and conserving or promoting biological diversity
  • Helping to preserve, maintain, restore and/or repair a religious building or one of historical or architectural interest.

For projects relating to religious buildings, Trustees will be looking for evidence of strong community use. The focus of CETB’s activity to date has been in the vicinity of Cory Environmental landfill sites and waste management operations in St Helens, Dudley, South Gloucestershire, Sevenoaks, Essex, Swansea, the London Borough of Bexley and Wrexham. The maximum grant is generally awarded by CETB is around £50,000 and the Trust requires 10% independent 3rd party funding.

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