Grants of £5,000 to £20,000 available for environmental projects.

January 28, 2015

The Western Riverside Environmental Fund has grants of £5,000 to £20,000 available for projects that work with local communities to promote environmental projects.

Set up in 1999, the fund is a partnership between Western Riverside Waste Authority and Groundwork UK. To date, over £3.8 million has been made available to projects in the four Western Riverside boroughs of Lambeth, Kensington and Chelsea, Wandsworth and Hammersmith and Fulham.

Previous Lambeth projects include the Oasis Community Self-build project and Streatham Community Garden.

Oasis Community Project in  Waterloo.

Oasis Community Project in Waterloo.

Streatham Common Community Garden

Streatham Common Community Garden



For more information and an application pack please call 020 7239 1292, email or visit Closing date for applications is 30 April 2015.

Funding available for local community environmental projects

February 3, 2012

Lettuce growing in reused tyresWestern Riverside Environmental Fund (WREF) is offering funding for projects that promote environmental improvement in Lambeth.

Grants are usually in the region of £5,000 to £25,000 and are available for projects with a focus on the following:

  • The provision, maintenance or improvement of a public park or public amenity where it is for the protection of the environment. For example, pocket parks and seating areas, play areas, open spaces on housing estates, churchyards and community gardens.
  • Delivery of biodiversity conservation for UK species or habitats.

Applications for the next round of funding must be in by 27 February 2012.

For more detailed information and an application pack, please visit the WREF website.