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Small grants available for SE1 locals to green their environment

For the second year running Bankside Open Spaces Trust and the City Bridge Trust are offering individuals and community organisations small grants to help kick-start or sustain local gardening and greening projects.

Small grants available for SE1 locals to green their environment

The Bankside & Waterloo Growing Grants are available in sums of 100, 200 and 400.

Examples of projects to be funded include window box schemes, bird boxes, planting in parks, gardening tools, planters in your entranceway or other ways to bring people together in gardening.

The grant will provide funding to individuals, community groups, schools or charities to support projects which involve gardening, wildlife or improving a green space in the SE1 area only.

The scheme is run by Bankside Open Spaces Trust with funding from the City Bridge Trust.

For further information and an application form email

All applications need to be received by Tuesday 20 May 2014. Successful applications will be announced in June 2014.

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