We want to support you as much as possible in getting the potential funding you need to get involved with Great Big Green Week, and for other projects you may have.

On this page, we will share relevant funding opportunities and information on how to apply. You can sign up to our mailing list for updates and read through this resource fundraising advice.

Below, you can find a list of funding opportunities currently available and we will update this page with any more information and resources that may help you.


ActionFunder is a funding platform for non-profits in the UK looking for grants from businesses and foundations. The platform is home to over 6,000 charities, community groups and CICs seeking funding, and people across the country are using the platform to support their projects. 

Signing is is quick and easy – and free! Find out more here.

The National Lottery Community Fund – Awards for All 

Awards for All is the National Lottery’s flagship funding programme, providing small grants to community organisations. The grant amount varies from £300 – £20,000, and organisations can hold their grant for up to two years. A key focus is helping communities become environmentally sustainable. You can find out more about Awards For All here.

Lush Charity Pot

Deadline: open

The Lush Charity Pot provides grants (from £100 up to a maximum of £10,000 per project) to groups working in the areas of Animal Protection, Environment and Human Rights (including social justice, peace and equality). They focus on projects that seek to create long-term change (rather than mitigating the impact of climate change, for example). Charity Pot grants provide targeted funding to small, grassroots groups who often struggle to fund funding. Find out more here

Contact: charitypot@lush.co.uk

Southall Trust

Deadline: open

The Southall Trust supports charities focussed upon actions and activities that have a positive impact upon the natural environment. For example, those that aim to make good use of renewable energy and/or those tackling pollution, over-exploitation, climate change and other threats to the world’s ecosystems, biodiversity and ecological integrity. The Trust supports both practical projects and campaigns in support of the natural environment. Find out more here

Arnold Clark Community Fund

Deadline: opening early 2024

The Arnold Clark Community Fund helps registered UK charities and community groups close to Arnold Clark branches, supporting projects aimed at building stronger communities. Grants of up to £2,500 will be available for projects aimed at building stronger communities, including community gardens and food banks. Find out more here

Contact: community.fund@arnoldclark.com

Other Recommended Funders

If you’re looking for organisations who provide funding to climate and nature focused community groups we’d recommend:

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