We are currently offering opportunities to support community projects through your local Parish Council or Community Board. Get in touch if you have an idea for a project in your neighbourhood, that meets one of the following criteria:

  • Improves or enhances local green space

  • Increases or improves wildlife habitats

  • Promote or support healthy living in the local community

Register your interest
Garden with flowers and a seating area in the backgorun

Lindengate ‘Rest and Reflect’ Project

Community Projects Funding Pot

Cauldron with gold coins and a rainbow
Small child petting goats in a stable setting

Young carer, Monty, enjoying a day out thanks to the Carers Bucks ‘Time Together’ project supported by Aylesbury Garden Town

As part of our 2050 Vision for a green and healthy Aylesbury garden town, we introduced a Community Projects Funding Pot which was open for applications from November 2019 to February 2020.

Grants of up to £3000 were available for not-for-profit voluntary, or community sector organisations, to support projects that:

  • improved or enhanced local green space
  • increased or improved wildlife habitats
  • promote or support healthy living in the local community

Nine organisations were awarded funding for a range of community projects:

  • Carers Bucks for their ‘Time Together’ project

  • Empower to Cook for their ‘Cooking for Inclusion’ project

  • The Healthy Living Centre for their ‘Growing Healthier Together’ project

  • River Thame Conservation Trust for their ‘Aylesbury Balsam Bash’ project
  • Green Ridge Primary Academy for their ‘Healthy Living Eco Reading Shed’ project
  • Community Youth Ventures for their ‘Community YourSpace’ project
  • Southcourt Baptist Church for their ‘Bridge The Gap’ foodbank project

  • Bucks County Museum for their ‘Maud Grieve Story Garden’ project
  • Haydon Abbey Primary School for their ‘Haydon Abbey Healthy Harvest’ project