Countryside Classroom - Connecting schools with food, farming and the natural environment

Growing Schools has been re-launched as Countryside Classroom, the largest ever partnership of organisations who are committed to helping children learn about food, farming and/or the natural environment.

It is the vision of Countryside Classroom that schools and teachers across the UK will embrace food, farming and the natural environment as essential components of a broad and balanced curriculum, incorporating them into day-to-day learning. As a result of this, every child will have the opportunity to learn about and experience these topics in diverse ways that are increasingly supported by experiences outside the classroom.

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Funding

Grants

Local Food

Purpose:
£50 million programme distributing lottery grants to a variety of food-related projects to help make locally grown food accessible and affordable to local communities.

Who Can Apply:
All types of schools can apply if you can demonstrate additionality (that the proposed project includes initiatives outside of core funded activities) and meet Local Food’s criteria.

Funding: Small grants (up tp £10,000) or large (up to £300,000).

Deadline: Ongoing

Address:
c/o Royal Society of Wildlife Trusts The Kiln, Waterside
Mather Road
Newark
Nottinghamshire
NG24 1WT

Website: www.localfoodgrants.org