Using proceeds from the single use carrier bag charge collected by Tesco, local community groups can apply for grants of £250 to make small improvements to their local environment. The type of organisations eligible to apply include:
• Local neighbourhood/ friendship groups • Local volunteer groups • Not for profit organisations and groups.
The funding can be used for items that help improve the local environment. This can include: • Litter picking equipment • Timber to create fencing • Compost • Bulbs • Refreshments to celebrate a community project • Fruit trees • Pond material • Through to paying volunteer expenses; etc.
You can apply online and the closing date for applications is the 15th December 2015.