Skip to main content

Fresh Start

Growing and nurturing an interest in plants, their history and uses to a future generation.

A new award, aimed at encouraging schools and colleges in becoming involved with horticulture through hands-on activity and based upon horticultural projects as part of the national curriculum.

Successful applicants will receive a vertical cold frame, supplied and delivered courtesy of our grant scheme partners Woodpecker Joinery, together with a ‘Fresh Start’ package containing seeds, growing equipment and simple instructions on how best to engage in a range of gardening activities and projects relating to curriculum outcomes. 

Who can apply?

The award is based upon evidence of need, and is open to primary and secondary schools, after-school groups, parent groups, colleges and institutions of further education who can show a demonstrable requirement for grant funding and are based in any of the following areas: Yorkshire, Lancashire, County Durham, Tyne and Wear, Cumbria, Northumberland, Greater Manchester and the North Midlands (north Nottinghamshire, north Derbyshire and north Lincolnshire).

The deadline for applications is 5pm Thursday 12 July 2018.

Click here for Frequently Asked Questions.