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Little Green Grant - further funding confirmed for 2018/19

Funding for a Sustainable Pembrokeshire

...By helping communities in Pembrokeshire to live in a way that balances the needs of people, the environment and our local economy.

Little Green Grant - funding now confirmed for 2019/20

Further funding for the Little Green Grant has now been confirmed from April 2019 onwards.

Deadlines for 2019/20
Friday 24th May 2019
Friday 13th September 2019
Friday 24th January 2020

If you are interested in making an application then do get in touch with PAVS' Third Sector Support Team on development@pavs.org.uk or call (01437) 769 422 to discuss your ideas ahead of final funding confirmation.

Updated March 2019

Little Green Grant - general information

If you have a project or idea which you think will help you and others in your community to put this into practice then the Little Green Grant could offer you some help to get started.

What is the Little Green Grant?

The Little Green Grant is a local grant initiative supported by the Sustainable Development Fund, which is administered by the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority and funded by the Welsh Assembly Government.  The Little Green Grant is managed locally by the Pembrokeshire Association of Voluntary Services with support from the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority.

Who can apply?

Individuals, groups of individuals, voluntary or community groups, local organisations or small businesses may apply for up to £1,500 towards a project.  

Submissions must be lodged with PAVS before 5.00pm on the deadline day. 

Is your project eligible for funding?

Successful projects must be in the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park or demonstrate genuine support and benefit to communities within the National Park if they do not fall within Park boundaries.  Projects must achieve one or more of the principles of sustainable development which include:

  • Protecting the environment
  • Careful use of natural resources
  • Greater understanding and awareness of sustainable living
  • Recognising the needs of all people
  • Providing opportunities for local employment and economic growth

In addition projects should:

  • Deliver a more sustainable way of life
  • Demonstrate consideration of how activities funded will continue longer term
  • Demonstrate commitment by match funding 25% or more of total project costs.  This can include voluntary and in-kind contributions

Grant priorities

Priority will be given to projects that address the impacts of climate change.

What can the money be used for?

Revenue costs including:        

  • Research work                        
  • Fees (workshops)
  • Feasibility studies
  • Project running costs (expenses, administration, insurance)
  • Training costs
  • Promotion or communication costs (leaflets, events)

Capital costs relating to the purchase of physical items of equipment or making improvements to a building or facility, including:

  • Equipment
  • Tools

Electronic office equipment will not be funded unless fundamental to project outcome.


Types of project the grant could support

  • Community allotments
  • Community composting
  • Education or information resources
  • Development of newsletters/ websites/ information networks
  • Community based sustainable transport initiatives
  • Sustainable food production and consumption of local produce
  • Sustainable use of water resources and access to water
  • And lots more……

How to apply

Request a copy of the application pack or seek further guidance to complete the application from the Third Sector Support Team at PAVS on (01437) 769 422.

How will your application be assessed?

Applications will be considered on a quarterly basis. 





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