The Mendip Hills Fund is a community fund set up to conserve and enhance the environment , communities and economy of the Mendip Hills.
The fund supports local projects in the Mendip Hills area with over £15,000 of grants in the last few years.
Grants will be made to projects that:
- conserve habitats and natural or historic features
- increase awareness, understanding and enjoyment
- Enhance community facilities or social enterprises
Full details of grant criteria and how to apply are on the grants section the SCF website. http://www.somersetcf.org.uk/special-projects/mendip-hills-fund
The Mendip Hills AONB Unit promote and manage the fund with the Somerset Community Foundation administering it.
The Mendip Hills Fund is a partnership between the Mendip Hills AONB Partnership and the Somerset Community Foundation (charity no 1094446).
80% of each donation will be used directly for project delivery, although larger donations may – with the express agreement of the donor – be used to build an endowment fund for the Mendip Hills area.
For further information please call us on 01749 344949 for the Somerset Community Foundation or the Mendip Hills AONB Unit on 01761 462338.