No Min - £1,000
31 Mar 2022
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Brent Together Towards Zero Grant

Applications Open. All applications received will be assessed and applicants will be notified of the outcome on a fortnightly basis until the fund has closed on Thursday 31 March 2022 (or sooner if the funds have been allocated).

We have a number of face to face and online drop in and information sessions that can be attended to find out more and support you in applying for this grant. Find your nearest grant drop in and information session.

The Together Towards Zero is a new small grant which gives a grant of up to £1,000 towards one-off projects and initiatives to residents and organisations which support plans to tackle the climate change and ecological emergency in Brent and to improve local areas by making them greener, cleaner and more environmentally friendly.

Who can apply?

  • Residents
  • Constituted and unconstituted community clubs and groups (i.e. Resident and Tenant Associations, Mutual Aid Groups)
  • Faith groups
  • Social enterprises and Community Interest Companies
  • Registered Providers (Housing Associations)
  • Local businesses (for schemes which benefit the community)

Criteria

Your project must:

  • Support any of the objectives of the five themes within the council’s climate and ecological emergency (see Guidance Notes)
  • Make Brent’s local environment greener and more biodiverse; or offer an opportunity for a tangible carbon saving in a community setting
  • Reach into the community, allowing as many local residents to participate or benefit from the project as possible;
  • Be clearly deliverable;
  • Be likely to leave a positive environmental improvement to a local area into the future.

We would strongly encourage applications for projects that would involve young people (from age 5-25); older people (65+); black, ethnic and minority backgrounds and those with mental or physical and mental disabilities.

What can you get funding for?

  • Re-use and repair projects
  • Local recycling / waste reduction initiatives
  • Community gardens
  • Community orchards / tree nurseries
  • Environmental education programmes or resources
  • Community environmental challenges
  • Activities relating to active travel – communal bike hangars, community walks etc
  • Community bike rental
  • Community cycle maintenance workshops
  • Food growing projects

How much can you apply for?

  • Up to £1,000 is available per project or initiative

Before you apply

Please read the all the information before applying.

Apply now

Apply now for the Brent Together Towards Zero Grant