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 2017 Postcode Local Trust will fund projects that are of local importance across Great Britain which support wildlife areas, sustainability initiatives, local indoor and outdoor spaces and citizenship (local volunteering projects).
Enhancing outdoor spaces such as: • community gardens; • community orchards; • play areas, especially those made with sustainable wood sources or recycled materials; o Local, biodiversity improvements or habitat restoration such as: • wildflower meadow creation; • flood prevention schemes; • hedgerow boundary improvements; • wetland area enhancements; and • tree planting/woodland creation o Outdoor education projects delivered with local communities by environmental charities;* o Green Energy projects which create more sustainable solutions to lowering, eg, energy costs in a community centre; o Solar panel, wind turbine or micro-hydro schemes; o Cultural heritage of an area (stories, exhibitions); and, o Volunteering initiatives that help local projects, local areas and local people through, for example, uniform youth organisations.
Postcode Local Trust operates its own society lottery and receives all of its funding from players of People’s Postcode Lottery.
Our 2017 funding Programme will have two rounds over the year and a two-stage application process. Stage one will involve an expression of interest and stage two will involve a full application form for those invited to apply.
Round 1 will open for applications on the 23rd January 2017.
For more information and to apply please go to the funders website here.