Postcode Local Trust
Postcode Local Trust was established in 2015 to provide financial support for charities and good causes which help communities enhance their natural environment in a way that benefits the wider community.
In 2016, the Trust will invite applications that encourage lasting benefits by bringing people together to improve local ecology and habitats, encourage bio-diversity and benefit the wider environment.
Registered charities* in England, Scotland & Wales can apply from £500 - £20,000 (£10,000 in Wales) for projects meeting the above remit, whilst other organisations may apply for up to £2,000.
(*Please note that in order to apply for over £2,000 you must hold a current registration number with either the Charity Commission for England & Wales and/or the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR))
Organisations must complete an Online Application Form, which will only be available through the website at the following times in 2016:
· 5th Jan – 28th Jan 2016
· 1st Sep – 30th Sep 2016
Applicants will usually hear back around 10 weeks from the closing date of applications.
Examples of eligible projects would include: community gardens and growing spaces; habitat creation/preservation; outdoor, wildlife and environmental education; the creation of new green spaces; outdoor and path access improvements; community energy initiatives (e.g. solar panels for community-owned/charity buildings, micro-hydro schemes etc).
For more information on eligibility and criteria, please visit the Applying for a Grant page and thoroughly read the Guidance Notes before applying.
Postcode Local Trust operates its own society lottery and receives all of its funding from players of People's Postcode Lottery.