Aims/priorities: SUEZ Communities Trust provides funds to not-forprofit organisations to undertake work that is eligible under the Landfill Communities Fund (LCF). Applications are considered for three areas of work which qualify for funding through the LCF:
Public Amenities (LCF Object D): To provide, maintain or improve an amenity that is used primarily for leisure and recreation. The amenity must be open to all sections of the community for at least 104 days a year.
Biodiversity (LCF Object DA): The conservation of biodiversity through the provision, conservation, restoration or enhancement of a natural habitat or the maintenance or recovery of a species in its natural habitat.
Historic Buildings, Structures or Sites (LCF Object E): The maintenance, repair or restoration of a building, other structure or a site of archaeological interest which is a place of religious worship, or a site of historic or architectural or archaeological interest and is open to the public. Places of
religious worship must be Grade I listed. To be eligible for SUEZ Communities Trust funding in England your project must be located within one of their active funding zones. A funding zone is the area surrounding one of 80 qualifying sites owned by donor, SUEZ recycling and recovery UK.
To find out if your project site is eligible use the postcode checker on the website.
Who can apply? To be eligible to apply to SUEZ Communities Trust an organisation must:
Be run on a not-for-profit basis. This could include community groups, parish councils, charities, community interest companies, sports clubs, community associations, local authorities and voluntary organisations
Own or hold a lease for the project site with at least 5 years remaining
Projects should be based at a project site which must be owned or leased by the applying organisation. If your organisation neither owns the project site, nor has a lease with a minimum of 5 years remaining, you are not eligible to apply for SUEZ Communities Trust funding. The lease must be active before any application is made. Letters of intent or draft lease agreements are not accepted
Grant amount: Smaller Projects Fund: Awards between £1 – £20,000. Primary Fund: Awards between £1 – £50,000
Application process: There is a two stage online application process
Deadline: Applications can be submitted at any time
Contact information: Tel: 01934 524 013 Email: [email protected]
Website address: www.suezcommunitiestrust.org.uk/apply-for-funding/england/