CLA Charitable Trust awards £25,000 to South East organisations

Grants will help connect young people with nature and the countryside
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CLACT helps a wide range of charities and organisations.

Several organisations across the South East have recently been awarded grants totalling £25,000 from the CLA Charitable Trust (CLACT), to help connect young people with nature and the countryside.

The trust is funded almost entirely by subscriptions and donations from members of the CLA, and has recently approved applications from:

  • Dandelion Time, Kent, awarded £5,000 to help run farm-based therapeutic programmes for children.
  • Goodwood Education Trust, Sussex, awarded £4,680 to support farm visits for children.
  • Little Gate Supported Employment, Sussex, awarded £5,000 towards a land management project.
  • Meath Epilepsy Charity, Surrey, awarded £5,000 for repairs to a walled garden, and run a weekly gardening course.
  • One Church, Sussex, awarded £5,000 to help fund a therapeutic worker.

Since its foundation in 1980, the trust has given £2m in grants to a wide variety of organisations and projects.

If you would like to know more about applying for funding, or to donate, visit here.