The Tree Council have s Tree Future Grant Scheme in which they have funding available to assist schools and community groups in undertaking well-planned tree planting projects across the UK during National Tree Week – 28 November – 6 December 2020.
Grants of between £300 and £1,000 are available.
Grants can be used for:
- Buying trees, hedges and orchard trees.
- Reasonable costs of supports and aids – stakes, ties, guards, fertiliser, mulch, soil amelioration (only where conditions make this appropriate).
Trees must be:
- Appropriate species, size and numbers, including fruit trees (apples and pears only) on semi-vigorous, vigorous and very vigorous rootstocks (separate guidance/information on this is provided on the Tree Council website).
- Planted in the ground.
- Bare root stock, if possible. (If container-grown stock is being used, applicants must explain why.)