Grants for volunteer-led, community, and charitable groups undertaking projects that benefit wildlife habitat protection and education of the natural environment in Carlisle and the surrounding area.
Eleanor Laidlaw created the fund in recognition and memory of her parents who instilled in her a lifelong love of nature. Eleanor recalls the importance of education in the wonder and beauty of the natural world and would like future generations to benefit.
Who can apply?
• volunteer-led, community, and charitable groups that promote conservation and protection of the natural environment
Examples of projects the Fund would like to support:
• local environment and habitat initiatives
• activities that inform and educate, e.g; forest schools
• environmental and habitat workshops
• activities that encourage involvement in protection and enhancement of the natural environment
How much can you apply for?
Grants will normally be between £500 – £1,000; however, there is no maximum award amount.