Community Trees


Thank you for your interest in our Community Trees Fund, part of our Tree Futures grant programme.

This grant fund is open to Community Groups, both formal and ad hoc, within the United Kingdom.

Please ensure that children aged up to sixteen are included in the planting project.

If you would like to plant any fruit trees, please look at the information about our Orchard Windfalls fund.

Grant Eligibility Criteria:

  • Applications must be on behalf of a Community Group which must be a charity / not for profit organisation
  • Children under the age of 16 must be ACTIVELY involved in the planting process
  • Planting must take place on publicly accessible land, usually in public or charity ownership
  • The Community Group must be able to raise 25% of planting costs
  • Hedge plants and willow are not eligible for funding
  • Fruit trees are not eligible for funding under this grant programme
  • Applications in respect of work already carried out are ineligible

If your project meets all the criteria listed, you are eligible to apply for a grant.

For further information you can download the application form for 2014 here. However, the deadline for new applications is now closed.