If you've got a project of your own in mind that supports local, grassroots and community-led initiatives and which will contribute to the overall objectives and vision of the Changing Chalk partnership, the Changing Chalk Community Grants Scheme may be able to help.
Autumn 2023 applications window now closed
While our current window for funding applications is now closed, the next round will open in Spring 2024. There are grants of up to £5,000 available for community projects and up to £10,000 for priority chalk grassland projects.
Expressions of interest for habitat projects between £5,000 and £10,000 are welcomed at any stage.
Next round of applications opens Spring 2024
We will post details of the next round here as soon as they are confirmed so do check back. In the meantime you can learn more about the Community Grants Scheme, find out who is eligible to apply and the process for doing so.
First grants awarded
Thanks to the National Trust and The National Lottery Heritage Fund, we’ve already funded grants totalling £21,828. In the first round of applications, six groups were awarded grants varying from £1,000 to £5,000. You can read more about this round's successful projects here.