The aim of this fund is to promote outdoor learning among young children by providing schools and early years providers with outdoor resources and training. Successful applicants will include children in their decision making, whilst incorporating local communities.
Grants provide an assortment of nature equipment up to the value of £500 and a two hour training session. Note that the scheme does not provide cash grants.
There are four funding rounds in 2023:
Nurseries and other early years providers, Pre-schools, Primary schools and
Secondary schools can apply.
Successful applicants will receive an assortment of nature equipment up to the value of £500 (they are not given cash to spend) along with a two-hour training session.
Eligible equipment include: Woodland activity kits, Growing kits, Seed packs, Gardening equipment, Pollinator kits, Solar light kits, Wildlife watching kits.