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Suffolk Secrets AONB Fund

Suffolk Secrets is proud to have worked with the Suffolk Coast & Heaths AONB (Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty) for over ten years to support the conservation and enhancement of this wonderful environment.  Thanks to the support of our staff and our loyal customers we are delighted to have made a two-year commitment to the AONB with the introduction of a £25,000 fund for 2017 and 2018 projects. 

View the 2018 Project list here

View the 2017 Project list here

What is the Fund for?
The Suffolk Secrets AONB Fund has been set up to support a range of activities and projects that meet the objectives of the AONB regarding enhancement of, protection of and education about the landscape features of the Suffolk Coast and Heaths.  The fund will also support activities that engage families, particularly those that promote out of season tourism and projects that support local food producers.  Full grant guidelines are available to download from the AONB website.  Full grant guidelines are available to download here.

Who can apply?

The fund will give grants of up to £3,000 to projects or activities that meet the fund and AONB criteria.  The grant may support a project in its entirety or part-fund it.  Projects should be completed within a year of the grant being agreed.

How to apply

All applications should be directed to Cathy Smith at the AONB, and follow the fund guidelines and use the application form.

Applications for 2018 grants will be accepted until Wednesday 15 November 2017. The fund panel will meet in early December to decide which projects will be funded.

See contact details below. 

All enquiries regarding the Suffolk Secrets AONB Fund should be directed to;

Cathy Smith
Communications, Funding & Development Officer
Suffolk Coast & Heaths AONB 
Email; catherine.smith@suffolk.gov.uk  Tel; 01394 445225  
Dock Lane, 
Melton, 
Woodbridge,
Suffolk, 
IP12 1PE 

PLEASE NOTE THAT APPLICATIONS FOR THIS FUND ARE NOW CLOSED.