Up to £12,000 for your local green space

Nature Conservation Lewisham

2016_04_04 Tesco bags

A message from Groundwork;

Groundwork are keen to remind community groups and organisations that the second funding round for the Tesco Bags of Help grant scheme opens on Monday 18 April 2016. 

Following an incredible first round, where over 1,100 projects were funded and 8,000,000 votes were cast in Tesco stores across the UK, the scheme aims to fund further projects that benefit local communities.

The scheme is administered by Groundwork and funded by Tesco customers from the proceeds of the 5p charge for plastic carrier bags as a result of a government carrier bag levy.

Bags of Help is available to a wide range of community groups and organisations across England, Wales and Scotland and they can apply for grants to improve local green spaces that do not charge for access. Successful projects will go forward to a public vote in Tesco stores which will decide whether they receive a grant  of…

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About mountsfieldpark

Mountsfield Park is the green heart of the community in Hither Green and Catford. It is used and loved by residents of all ages and backgrounds, and The Friends of Mountsfield Park was established to represent their wishes and needs. FOMP is committed to engaging with all sections of the community in order to celebrate and enjoy the Park, and membership is open to all. FOMP delivers events, manages the Community Garden project, and shares information and news. It also works with partners including Lewisham Council and Glendale to develop new facilities and opportunities. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter. https://www.facebook.com/Friendsofmountsfieldpark/ https://twitter.com/mountsfieldpark http://mountsfieldpark.wordpress.com
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