Got a green idea? £2,000 available – deadline soon

Joan Walley, MP has backed The Green Insurance Company’s Green Grants initiative and is urging the community of Stoke-on-Trent North to apply for up to £2,000 to help fund local environmental projects The leading environmental insurance provider has allocated £20,000 to support community projects and is inviting applications from across the country.
Potential projects could include:
A community garden to grow your own vegetables or a wildlife garden to encourage biodiversity
A project to increase awareness of environmental issues and educate children to develop good environmental habits
Funding to help make a local community building more energy efficient
Help to start up an environmental society or to host a community eco-fair to encourage people to become more environmentally aware
Said Joan: “This is a great opportunity for the people of Stoke-on-Trent North to have a stake in the environmental future of our community. I’m urging all residents to think about how a Green Grant could benefit an environmental project in Stoke-on-Trent North and to get in touch with The Green Insurance Company to try and make it happen.”
Gaynor Wood, Head of The Green Insurance Company, said: “We want to give people throughout the UK the opportunity to make a difference within their communities and supporting green initiatives is a great way to do this. We can’t wait to start getting in the applications and would urge community groups and residents to get in touch with their projects as soon as possible.”
The Green Insurance Company have set up an easy to use online application form available at and are inviting applications up until 29th August 2010.  A panel of environmental experts including the Royal Scottish Geographical Society, Glasgow University, The Green Business Partnership and The Green Insurance Company will review all applications. The announcements of the projects that have been successful in achieving the grants will be made in the
For further information on Green Grants and full eligibility criteria visit
For further information on The Green Insurance Company and the range of environmentally friendly insurance products they offer visit
  1. #1 by amanda bromley on August 25, 2010 - 7:57 am

    Could this be a possible source of income for one of the Burslem Art Festivals? To have an green eco theme?

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