THE COTSWOLDS AONB SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT FUND FOR 2017/18 IS NOW OPEN.
THE DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS WILL BE CONFIRMED IN DUE COURSEHowever, the Sub-Committee will be meeting in October 2017 to assess all grant applications received. Accordingly, it is envisaged at the deadline for applications will be in late September / early October.
The Cotswolds AONB Sustainable Development Fund
The Cotswolds AONB Sustainable Development Fund is a regional grants scheme, available to individuals, groups or businesses that have ideas or projects that will improve the Cotswolds both now and in the future.
The Cotswolds AONB Sustainable Development Fund is coordinated and managed by the Cotswolds Conservation Board with resources provided by Defra.
What is Sustainable Development?
- social progress which meets the needs of everyone
- protecting and enhancing the environment
- ensuring a diverse and prosperous rural economy (which supports the conservation and enhancement of the area's special qualities)
- the prudent use of natural resources.