Don’t miss out on Sustainable Development Fund for Tamar Valley projects


With just under one month until the application deadline for grant funding for community projects in the Tamar Valley, it’s time to submit your project ideas to the Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) team.

The Sustainable Development Fund offers small grants to support projects that help to conserve and enhance the AONB. This year there is £5,000 in total available for grant requests for projects between £200-£500.

To help inspire you, projects that have previously been supported in the Tamar Valley include the enhancement of village halls, wildlife conservation projects, small-scale renewable energy schemes, water-based recreation, advice for rural businesses and a number of exciting education-based projects.

Please visit and click on Care, Sustainable Development Fund, for guidance notes/application forms. Applicants are strongly advised to discuss project ideas with AONB staff before submitting a completed application to ensure eligibility.

  • Closing date for applications – 31st May 2015.
  • Applicants to be notified by end of July.
  • Successful projects must be completed by December 2015.

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