Feb 10, 2016 Laura Budden 0 comments
Putting Down Roots for Young People

Project name: Putting Down Roots for Young People Lead organisation: St Mungo’s Project summary:    St Mungo’s is starting a five year Putting Down Roots project focused on helping vulnerable and homeless young people to create public green spaces. Young people aged 16-24 in London, Bristol, Milton Keynes and Oxfordshire will gain confidence, basic skills and […]

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Feb 10, 2016 Laura Budden 0 comments
Welcome to the Green Economy

Project name: Welcome to the Green Economy Lead organisation: Groundwork London Project summary:    Welcome to the Green Economy focuses on three interlinking strands of work:  Window into the Green Economy. Engaging 700 young people across 70 London secondary schools. Supporting them to deliver school environmental audits encompassing energy, water, waste, landscape.  Extrapolating results of audits […]

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Feb 10, 2016 Laura Budden 0 comments
Milestones

Project name: Milestones Lead organisation: Wiltshire Wildlife Trust Project partners: Community First (Youth Action Wiltshire and SPLASH), Wiltshire Early Help Service (Youth Offending Team, Reparation Team, Prevention Team, Youth Inclusion Programme), SWITCH/Bristol, Gloucestershire, Somerset and Wiltshire Community Rehabilitation Company, Reading University, Canal and River Trust, Swindon Academy Project summary:     To connect vulnerable and marginalised young people […]

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Feb 10, 2016 Laura Budden 0 comments
vInspired Eco-Talent

Project name: vInspired Eco Talent Lead organisation: vInspired Project partners: Canal & River Trust; Ealing Council; Tower Hamlets Council Project summary:    Eco Talent replicates vInspired’s successful model of delivering full-time volunteering placements within the environmental sector, and will run from January 2016 to December 2018. A total of 240 young people aged 16-25 will be […]

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Feb 10, 2016 Laura Budden 0 comments
The Environment Now (TEN)

Project name: The Environment Now (TEN) Lead organisation: National Youth Agency Project partners: O2 Think Big Project summary: National Youth Agency in partnership with O2 Think Big are launching an exciting programme aimed at 17-24 year olds in the UK. The Environment Now provides young people with a grant for up to £10,000 to use digital technology to […]

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Feb 10, 2016 Laura Budden 0 comments
Tomorrow’s Natural Leaders

Project name: Tomorrow’s Natural Leaders Lead organisation: Yorkshire Wildlife Trust Project summary:    The “Tomorrow’s Natural Leaders” programme is a five-year programme to involve, inspire, upskill and empower young people aged 11 – 24 to take practical action and campaigning for the environment. This exciting and ambitious project will seek to engage young people in environmental […]

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Feb 10, 2016 Laura Budden 0 comments
Fruit-full Communities

Project name: Fruit-full Communities Lead organisation: Learning through Landscapes Project partners: YMCA, International Tree Foundation, The Urban Orchard Project Project summary:                Fruit–full Communities project will equip homeless young people with the skills and confidence needed to transform green spaces and help improve their own health and wellbeing. This project launched in January 2016 and […]

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Feb 10, 2016 Laura Budden 0 comments
Bee You!

Project name: BEE YOU Lead organisation: Blackburne House Education Project partners: The School for Social Entrepreneurs North West part of the Blackburne House Group; Symbiont Consulting who will be an environmental partner, Merseyside based Social Landlords. Project summary:    The BEE YOU Project will engage with 600 young people over five years to support the decline in […]

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Feb 10, 2016 Laura Budden 0 comments
Creative Pathways Environmental Design

Project name: Creative Pathways: Environmental Design Lead organisation: Impact Arts Project partners: Thenue Housing Association, Irvine Bay Regeneration Company & Barrhead Housing Association Project summary:    Creative Pathways Environmental Design will introduce young unemployed people with little or no experience of environmental issues to nature, environmental awareness and green skills through practical, creative and fun projects. As well […]

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Feb 10, 2016 Laura Budden 0 comments
Natural Estates

Project name: Natural Estates Lead organisation: Avon Wildlife Trust and Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust Project partners: Social housing providers, local authorities, youth support organisations, schools and colleges Project summary: This five year project will see young people living in social housing become a catalyst for significant change in the way their local green space is managed. Participants will […]

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Growing Up Green

Project name: Growing Up Green Lead organisation: Hill Holt Wood Main project partners: North Kesteven District Council (NKDC), University of Lincoln (UoL), University of Lincoln Students’ Union, City of Lincoln, St Francis Special School. Other Partners: Voluntary Centre Services (VCS), West Lindsey District Council, Lincolnshire County Council, Special Education Needs Team, Department of work and pensions […]

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Feb 10, 2016 Laura Budden 0 comments
One Planet Pioneers

Project name: One Planet Pioneers Lead organisation: Middlesbrough Environment City Project partners:                  Actes Trust, Tees Valley Wildlife Trust, Middlesbrough Council, Askham Bryan College, Thirteen Housing Group, Knkow Your Money, Teesside University. Project summary:    The project will use the One Planet Living model of sustainability as the basis for engaging young people in developing, designing, delivering […]

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Feb 10, 2016 Laura Budden 0 comments
Green Futures

Project name: Green Futures Lead organisation: Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust Project partners: Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority, Field Studies Council at Malham Tarn, Craven Development Education Centre, Barnardos (Willow Young Carers Project), City of Bradford YMCA (Bradford Environmental Education Service) Project summary:    Green Futures supports and develops environmental opportunities for young people in the Yorkshire Dales […]

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Feb 10, 2016 Laura Budden 0 comments
Spaces 4 Change

Project name: Spaces 4 Change Lead organisation: UnLtd   Project summary:    Spaces 4 Change will find, fund and support young people aged 16-24 to start and run social ventures which transform unused or under-utilised local spaces. The results should benefit their local communities, in particular other young people. The programme will offer Awards of support and […]

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Feb 10, 2016 Laura Budden 0 comments
Next generation of Fife’s environmental champions and workforce

Project name: The next generation of Fife’s environmental champions and workforce Lead organisation: Falkland Stewardship Trust on behalf of the Fife Rural Skills Partnership Project partners: Fife Rural Skills Partnership which comprises: Cambo Heritage Trust, The Ecology Centre, Living Solutions, Rural Skills Scotland, Opportunities Fife, Forestry Commission Scotland,  Fife Voluntary Action, Fife Coast and Countryside […]

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Feb 10, 2016 Laura Budden 0 comments
From Farm to Fork

Project name: From Farm to Fork Lead organisation: Feedback and FoodCycle Project summary: Run jointly between FoodCycle and Feedback, the programme will train more than 4,000 young people to reclaim surplus food through gleaning and then cook this food for vulnerable people. Through Feedback’s Gleaning Network, young people will collect some of the thousands of […]

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Feb 10, 2016 Laura Budden 0 comments
Grassroots Challenge Programme

Project name: Grassroots Challenge Programme Lead organisation: Ulster Wildlife Project partners: Young Farmers Clubs of Ulster, Duke of Edinburgh’s Award, Lantra, Northern Ireland Environment Link, Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful Project summary: The Grassroots Challenge Programme will bring the great outdoors to life for 5,000 young people across Northern Ireland through Young Farmers’ Clubs of Ulster, Duke of […]

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Feb 10, 2016 Laura Budden 0 comments
Green Academies Project

Project name: Green Academies Project (GAP) Lead organisation: National Trust Project partners: UpRising, Birmingham Youth Service, Birmingham Parks & Gardens, Skills Solutions Wythenshaw, Capel Manor College, Durham District Scout Association, and Offa Community Council Project summary:    GAP will roll out the successful approaches developed during phase one in Birmingham to four new locations in England and Wales – […]

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Growing Confidence

Project name: Growing Confidence Lead organisation: Shropshire Wildlife Trust Project partners: Fordhall Community Land Initiative, Field Studies Council, Plunkett Foundation Project summary: Growing Confidence works with people aged 11-25, covering a wide range of interests and abilities.  The cross-cutting focus is Shropshire’s natural environment. Youngsters on the brink of exclusion from school have the opportunity to become practically […]

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Feb 10, 2016 Laura Budden 0 comments
Vision England

Project name: Vision England Lead organisation: Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) Project partners: Field Studies Council Project summary:    This project will empower and equip visually impaired teenagers with the skills and confidence to make positive, lasting changes; to their life, their environment and community. Over five years, 240 teenagers (aged 14 to 17 years) […]

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Feb 10, 2016 Laura Budden 0 comments
Building Sustainable Communities

Project name: Building Sustainable Communities Lead organisation: Down to Earth Project summary: We think we can build a better world through working with the most disadvantaged young people (16-24 years old) in south Wales to create inspiring, inclusive and sustainable buildings. This is an extraordinary project which has big ambitions. Working together, we think “Building Sustainable […]

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