Stour Valley Environment Fund

Stour Valley Environment Fund

Fundraising for Essex Community Foundation
by 25 supporters
Stour Valley Environment Fund, 28 February 2012
Participants: Stour Valley Environment Fund


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Local giving opportunity for the benefit of environmental projects in the Dedham Vale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) and Stour Valley.

The Dedham Vale AONB and Stour Valley Project have established the Stour Valley Environment Fund (SVEF) as a donation seeking and grant giving Fund.  It supports charities and voluntary groups who work to enhance the environment in the Stour Valley, with money raised from donations and legacies.  The Fund is managed by the Essex Community Foundation (Reg. Charity No. 1052061).

What makes the Stour Valley so special?
The Stour Valley is cherished for its relatively undeveloped, tranquil landscape and stunning natural and cultural history, by the people that live in, work in and visit it.  Recognised as special by England’s greatest landscape painter, John Constable, this landscape is a ‘living picture’ captured for future generations.

The Stour Valley protected landscape is championed by the Project team working together with a Partnership of local and community groups to simply care about the special landscape, its environmental and cultural quality, and the future of its communities.

The aim of the Stour Valley Environment Fund is to provide a channel through which individuals, families, companies or charitable trusts can support the Stour Valley landscape.  Flexibility in giving is the key, and donors can give anonymously or publicly.  By pooling donations into one charitable Fund we can have a much more powerful impact to support environmental activities in the Stour Valley.  The fund will hopefully grow over the years with donations, legacies and investment, and is a long-term sustainable approach to the management of the Vale.

What projects could be funded?  The Fund will support charities, voluntary and community organisations working to enhance community life and the environment in the Stour Valley area, on both the Essex and Suffolk sides of the river Stour.  This could include access and awareness projects aimed at local residents or visitors, practical work to enhance the upper Stour, or conservation projects in a school or on a piece of common land.

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About the charity

Essex Community Foundation is playing a leading role in the development of local philanthropy and resources to sustain communities. It works to improve the quality of life of people in our community by investing and distributing funds on behalf of individuals, companies and public agencies.

Donation summary

Total raised
+ £251.25 Gift Aid
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