Wessex Water Foundation Environment Fund

This grant programme is currently closed to applications.

Opening Date:
22nd April 2024
Closing Date:
17th May 2024
Maximum grant awarded:

What is the Wessex Water Foundation Environment Fund?

The Wessex Water Foundation Environment Fund supports charitable and community activities that improve local biodiversity or have a positive impact on the environment for local people.

Applications must demonstrate one or more of the following outcomes:

  • Involving communities in environmental activities that benefit their local area
  • Restoring, maintaining or enhancing the local natural environment
  • Engaging people in supporting the local natural environment

Priorities for this programme are:

  • Reducing water use
  • Improving environmental sustainability in the local area
  • Improving local biodiversity

Grants are targeted at organisations where a small amount of money can make a significant difference.

What you can apply for

You can apply for a grant towards core costs and/or project costs that will help you to make improvements to the local environment.

Who can apply

Applicants must be based and working in Bristol, Bath & North-East Somerset, North Somerset or South Gloucestershire. You can apply for a grant if you are a:

  • constituted voluntary or community organisation
  • registered charity
  • not-for-profit company, including Community Interest Companies where they are not limited by shares and most directors receive no payment from the company
  • Have had an average annual income of less than £500,000 for the last three years.

Please see our eligibility criteria page for further information. See page here

How to apply

Please read through the guidelines before applying. You apply online using the link below. You can return to your online application form as many times as you like, though do save the form as you go along. We have further information to help you apply. See our Help & Guidance page here.

Decision turnaround

We aim to inform applicants of our decisions by the second week of July 2024.

Please download and read the guidelines below before applying for a grant.