Opportunities within the UK
An opportunity to rent (or cropshare) seven acres of organic certified agricultural land in Hastings, Sussex from an ELC supporter.
It’s across the road from the village of Fairlight and a short drive to Hastings. The land is currently a mix of orchard, fallow, woods and includes an equipment shed. For further information, maps and pictures please email [email protected].
Opportunity to support a new permaculture project for foster children - help with voting.
Federico and Darren have been fostering for 3 and a half years and they have been foster carers to two siblings for the last 2 and half years. They all love the outdoors and they have seen what a difference spending time with nature and eating naturally has made to their health, so they’re on a mission to get other kids to go back to nature too.
Ydy chi'n siarad Cymraeg?
Calling all Welsh speakers: Paramaethu Cymru is developing materials to support members and to attract more into local groups. All of them need to be bilingual. We have some funding which can be but if volunteers are willing to do some we can stretch the funds further.
So if you or someone you know would be willing to help out from time to time with these translations please contact Cara Wilson [email protected]
Voluntary organisations, charities schools and pre-schools can apply for grants of up to £500 from the WHSmith Trust. The WHSmith Trust is an independent registered charity that uses the proceeds of the compulsory carrier bag charges across the UK to offer the grants to support good causes in the local communities where WHSmith operates.
There are two application rounds each year. The deadline for the current funding round is the 31st March 2018.
I Dig Trees - free trees for all community groups!
The Conservation Volunteers are delighted to announce the 2017/18 I Dig Tree programme with thanks to OVO Energy. This current planting season will see a further 150,000 trees being planted across the country bringing the total number to an impressive 500,000+.
The Hidden Mill is a Land Centre in South West Scotland, the Permaculture Scotland gathering was hosted here this summer, we also completed a funded children’s permaculture forest garden. We host forest schools and manage a holiday let. We want to take the opportunity to travel this winter before the kids grow up and we say yes to
This is an opportunity to express an interest in the proposed course (full details in download).
People from all walks of life dream of that cottage in the countryside, becoming self-sufficient for food, energy and wellbeing. We all know land prices have gone through the roof, in part due to supply and demand, with asking prices rendering most DIY projects non-viable and remaining just a dream. But there just might be another way to activate your dreams at an affordable price!!
The Mayor of London has just launched his draft Environment Strategy, and one element of this is a new fund to improve green spaces and encourage more tree planting in London.
We're looking for someone to help our project progress. Our project needs a vital boost to keep it running. Marketing is key for that to happen. We're looking for someone with excellent web design skills who is willing to give a few hours of thier time to help us build a website with a difference.
We'd like it to be funky, innovative, informative and most of all fun! It needs to attract a large demographic so it must be able to capture people's eye.