The Tree Council is offering a grant for community groups that want to enage with young people (under 16) to educate and plant trees as part of the National Tree Week.

This is a good opportunity for any groups, or scout sites / facilities that are looking to engage with the envrioment with their young people and help plant some trees for the future.

Grant Eligibility Criteria

  • Applications must be on behalf of a Community Group which must be a charity / not for profit organisation
  • Children under the age of 16 must be ACTIVELY involved in the planting process
  • Planting must take place on publicly accessible land, usually in public or charity ownership
  • The Community group must be able to raise 25% of planting costs
  • Hedge plants and willow are not eligible for funding
  • Apple and pear trees on selected root stocks are the only fruit trees eligible for funding
  • Planting must take place during