Lewisham council are offering awards of up to £750 for developing new community gardens.
Eligible projects must meet the objective of the scheme to:
- Encourage community cohesion (for example, creating a derelict area into a garden that gets the whole community working together in harmony) and at least one of the following objectives
- To help develop projects to initiate and run new food growing spaces within LBL
- To support existing projects that encourage people to grow their own food for community benefit within LBL
Deadline for applications: will be accepted until 30th April 2012 and there will be two funding rounds. Round 1 will open on 7th November 2011 and will close on 13th January 2012. Round 2 will open 1st March 2012 and close on 30th April 2012.
For full details visit: http://recycleforlewisham.com/2011/11/10/lewisham-council-community-gardens-grants/