You can apply for between £100 and £2,000 to support a project focused on these issues. In total we have £5,000 to distribute.
Applications for grants to be used in 2018 are now open. Please apply using the application form and guidance notes below.
- QPSW Sustainability and New Economy grant application form (PDF)
- QPSW Sustainability and New Economy guidance notes (PDF) (including note for clerks)
The deadline for applications will be 3 October 2017 for projects that run in 2018.
If you're thinking of applying, we recommend that you get in touch to discuss your project. We can answer any questions you have and provide support to help develop ideas into project plans. Please contact Maya Williams at firstname.lastname@example.org or on 020 7663 1056.
Print off and share this leaflet (PDF) with your meeting or anyone who you think may be interested in a grant.
Projects we have supported
This year, we are funding:
- The development of an interfaith summer school programme for young people to work together on environmental initiatives. This is being run by Footsteps, faiths for a low carbon future (offsite link).
- The training and running of the Footpaths to a Greener Life course across Gloucestershire Area Meeting, to explore community carbon reduction.
- Workshop opportunities for Friends to look at how different business models can support Quaker testimonies.
- To fund a variety of community engagement activities for the local community-owned energy initiative – Community-owned Energy Gargrave and Malhamdale (offsite link).
In 2016, we funded:
- A performance of Three Acres and a Cow in Bristol, a show about the history of land rights and protest in the UK told through folk song, storytelling and poetry.
- The running of three Footpaths to a Greener Life courses, which explore community carbon-reduction.
In 2015 we funded:
- The development of Martha House, which offers accommodation to destitute migrants with no access to public funds.
- An urban harvest project at Northfield Ecocentre.