The Bettys Trees for Life Fund aims to support groups working to improve local green spaces and wildlife habitats through tree planting project, improved access to woodland and environmental management and education projects.
Members looking to make an application to the next round of the Countryside Productivity Small Grants Scheme are advised to do their research now as a way to prepare for when the application window opens in early 2019.
The Growth Programme is seeking applications for grants for businesses wishing to develop food processing activities in the North East.
The Forestry Commission is offering free support to help forestry businesses access Rural Development Programme (RDPE) funding.
The Swales Trust Fund aims to give support to students being educated for the farming, forestry and horticultural industry.
Money is available through LEADER to fund projects that will create business growth and employment in rural areas.
North East Rural Growth Network is a partnership under the North East Local Enterprise Partnership (NELEP) and North East Farming and Rural Advisory Network (NEFRAN).
There are a number of funding opportunities from the Rural Development Programme.
The Prince’s Countryside Fund (PCF) has grants of up to £50,000 available for projects that will provide a long-term positive impact to the individuals and communities they seek to benefit.