Community Programme Grant Opportunity 2023

  1. Current About your project
  2. Your people
  3. Your project idea
  4. Getting people involved
  5. Submit
  6. Complete

We're excited to launch our 2023 Community Programme and can't wait to see the amazing project ideas groups across the UK will pitch.

To apply to join Grow Wild's community programme and receive a £2000 grant to get your group's plans off the ground, please complete and submit this form by 10am on Friday 24th March.

If you need any help with making your application please email the Grow Wild Team or call us on: 07824 104 632.

This application form is also available in Welsh.

Before getting started...

You’ll be asked to:

  1. Upload a copy of a letter/email giving landowner permission for the space you wish to transform, if relevant to your project.
  2. Upload a copy of your group’s safeguarding children and vulnerable adults policy and procedures.
  3. Share a link to your group’s five minute ‘elevator pitch’ video.
  4. You may also upload up to three photographs, to show us the space you hope to transform.

The online application form should be completed by the person who will be leading the project for your group, they must be aged 18 or over.

Please make sure you have read our online guidance for applicants and checked your group is eligible for a grant.

How did you find out about this opportunity?
Examples include the Grow Wild website, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, or word of mouth.


About your Group

1. Name of your group or organisation
2. Please provide the main address of your group or organisation
3. Please select the option which best describes your group or organisation.
4. To be eligible to receive a grant, your group/organisation needs to have the following governance, policies and procedures in place.
  • Constitution or equivalent document agreed and signed by your group, detailing the group’s purpose and objectives
  • Bank account in your group/organisation's name
  • Equal opportunities policy
  • Safeguarding children and vulnerable adults policy
  • Health and safety policy (to include covid-19)
  • Public liability insurance suitable for the proposed project
  • Volunteering guidelines – if important to the project
Please tick to confirm that you have read this list and have everything required.

5. Please upload a copy of your group's safeguarding children and vulnerable adults policy and procedures. 
This is so we can make sure that this aligns with that of RBG, Kew.

One file only.
256 MB limit.
Allowed types: pdf, doc, docx.
6. Please briefly tell us about how long your group/organisation has been active and about any previous projects you have completed. (Up to 300 words)

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