Up to £10,000 grants available for rural community projects from The Prince’s Countryside Fund
The Thorold Arms, a PCF grant beneficiary, celebrate their opening
Projects from across the UK which are working to create resilient rural communities are invited to apply for grant funding of up to £10,000 from The Prince’s Countryside Fund.
Supported by players of People’s Postcode Lottery locally-focussed, legally-constituted not-for-profit organisations can apply for one year of grant funding from the Fund. Projects must be completed by 31st March 2022.
Projects from all across the UK are invited to apply for this funding. Applications can be made by taking a short eligibility quiz and completing an application form at www.princescountrysidefund.org.uk/grants.
Keith Halstead, Executive Director at The Prince’s Countryside Fund said: “Rural Community Resilience means different things to different communities, but the projects we are looking to support will allow the community to survive and thrive, especially when facing a situation which affects everyday rural life. Thank you to players of People’s Postcode Lottery for their continuing support of The Prince’s Countryside Fund.”
Established in 2010 by HRH The Prince of Wales, the PCF aims to support thriving rural communities with farming at their heart. To date, the Fund has awarded over £10 million to more than 350 projects
During the Covid-19 pandemic the PCF awarded over £120,000 of grants to 62 rural communities who were working to tackle the impact of the pandemic in their local community. This grants round is aimed at projects who are looking to build on this amazing work. To view previously funded projects, visit here.
Applications close on November 3rd 2020 at midday, but if a large number of eligible applications are received the Fund reserves the right to close the round earlier. Projects are advised to apply early.
Find out more here.
For further information or interview requests please contact Tessa Berridge, Communications Officer at The Prince’s Countryside Fund on firstname.lastname@example.org or 07990 374073.