|Business Improvement District – BID Loan Fund (England)
The BID Loan Fund is an initiative funded by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government to assist with the development of new Business Improvement Districts in town and city centres in England. Loans of between £10,000 and £50,000 are available with funds to be used exclusively in the development of new BID Proposals: Feasibility; Planning; Local Authority; Campaign; and Establishment - or just for latter stages of more advanced applications
|Woodland Creation Planning Grant (England)
DEFRA's Forestry Innovation Fund is a nationwide £1 million fund to support schemes that will promote the growth of the forest industry in their region. The Woodland Creation Planning Grant (WCPG) is financed by this fund. WCPG is not part of Countryside Stewardship which provides other funding opportunities for creating and managing woodland. WCPG contributes towards the costs of gathering and analysing the information land managers need to consider to ensure their proposals for productive multi-purpose woodland take account of any impacts on: biodiversity, landscape, water, the historic environment and local stakeholders.