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28 September 2023

Coetiroedd Bach (Tiny Forests) in Wales Grant

A grant scheme intended to create Tiny Forests in Wales, as part of the Welsh Government’s National Forest.

This scheme is for organisations, communities and individuals with ownership or management control of small parcels of land, who want to create new small woodlands managed in collaboration with the local community using the Tiny Forests concept.

The scheme will offer:

  • Grants of up to £40,000 per site. Applicants may make one application to cover several sites but each site may not exceed a cost of £40k, and the maximum grant available per application is £250k.
  • up to 100% funding
  • comprehensive training from Earthwatch Europe to plan and create a Coetir Bach / Tiny Forest (7.5 hours over 3 sessions plus ongoing coaching and support) (essential)
  • membership of the Tiny Forest network led by Earthwatch Europe (essential)
  • until the end of March 2025 to deliver the project
  • capital and revenue funding
  • support from National Forest for Wales liaison officers about the National Forest for Wales programme and how to demonstrate the outcomes

There are 3 rounds of Coetiroedd Bach / Tiny Forests in Wales funding over the next two years:

Round one

  • application deadline: 10 May 2023
  • decision will be made: end of June 2023
  • your project completion date: 31 March 2025

Round two

  • application deadline: 16 October 2023
  • decision will be made: end of November 2023
  • your project completion date: 31 March 2025

Round three

  • application deadline: 8 May 2024 
  • decision will be made: end of June 2024
  • your project completion date: 31 March 2025

For full guidance and information including eligibility, requirements, terms and conditions and the steps you need to take to apply please visit the National Lottery Heritage Fund website here:

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