Grant Opportunities

Supporting projects. 

The National Forest Company can offer funding support in many projects that help to create and sustain our Forest. You can view all our grant opportunities here. 

Changing Landscapes Scheme

Our scheme offers a generous level of funding to any landowner for the creation of new woodlands and associated habitats. It is unique to the National Forest and pays 100% of costs for woodland and habitat creation and its management for 10 years.

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Woodland Management

Advice and funding is available for a wide range of woodland management related activity. This includes management planning, site works primarily focusing on young woodland, managing pests and diseases, woodland management training, and more.

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Freewoods

If you have land that falls within the 200 square miles of the National Forest, the Freewoods Scheme could help you create your own small woodland, less than one hectare in size.

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Parkland

Are you looking to create a wood pasture or parkland? The National Forest Company may be able to help. Find out more information on our parkland scheme here.

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Small Grants Fund

The National Forest Company offers small grants to a range of landowners, community groups and other organisations. The grants are designed to provide funds to support projects that contribute to the aims and objectives of the National Forest.

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Tourism Small Grants

This new grant fund is designed to support new start-up and existing tourism businesses to bring forward new investment in ‘on brand’ product development opportunities outlined in the National Forest Tourism Growth Plan.

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