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The Prince’s Countryside Fund
The Prince’s Countryside Fund provides grants for projects from across the UK that are working to create resilient rural communities. This fund will support community-led projects that are pursuing innovative and strategic solutions to the challenges facing their rural area and improving the long-term viability and resilience of their community.
Successful projects will do one or more of the following:
Support people to resolve existing and emerging community issues, circumstances, and priorities
Build rural community resilience
Develop innovative and replicable projects
Enable leadership and community planning
Successful projects will demonstrate how they are addressing one of more of the following objectives:
Improving the economic or social resilience of a UK rural community
Reducing isolation for people living in rural areas through improving service provision
Creating a rural community fit for the future.
Who can apply?
Applications are encouraged from properly constituted, community-led organisations with a turnover under £500,000 per year, who can demonstrate how beneficiaries will be drawn directly from the local rural community.
How to apply?
Apply online via the funder website. The Fund is running application surgeries to discuss your project before applying. E-mail [email protected] to book your slot.
When to apply?
The Spring round closes at 12:00 on 12 April 2022.