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Grants & Funding

An overview of grants and funding available for planting and managing hedgerows. This list is not exhaustive. Please check the closing date and eligibility before applying.

Provided by: The Tree Council

Branching Out Fund

Deadline: Sunday 3rd December 2023

This Grant fund supports schools, community groups, parish and town councils and Tree Warden Networks to plant trees, hedges and orchards.

Provided by: The Woodland Trust


Deadline: No closing date

The Woodland Trust’s MOREhedges scheme includes saplings, advice and funding for new hedging projects of 100 metres or more.

Provided by: Defra

Countryside Stewardship

Deadline: Various

Countryside Stewardship is administered by the Rural Payments Agency (RPA) on behalf of the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra).  If you are a farmer or other land manager, you can apply for a Hedgerows and Boundaries Grants to help restore existing farm boundaries, and bring environmental and landscape benefits to your land.