From the 8th January 2024 Community groups and organisations in the Falkirk Council area will be able to apply for a Community Growing Grant.
The grants of £50 – £500, will help groups buy eco-friendly* seeds, plants, soil, peat-free compost and garden tools and gloves.
The deadline for applications is 14th February 2024
Find more details at : People & communities – Community growing | Falkirk Council
The Fund will only fund resources that do not damage wild places whether in the Falkirk Council area or beyond
- Peat-free compost. Remember, they must say they’re peat-free; multipurpose composts will probably still contain peat
- Organic vegetable seeds and plants. No chemicals are used to produce them so there’s less environmental damage done where they’re grown)
- Peat-free plants. This website lists UK suppliers
- FSC-certified timber products
- Reusable products or things made out of recycled material