Find funding and grant guidance

If you are aware of any grant opportunities related to outdoor education and learning that may be appropriate for education settings in Warwickshire, that are not listed here, please let us know via the contribute form so that they can be included. Similarly if any of these opportunities have closed, please let us know so we can remove them from this list.

Let us know about grant opportunities

If you successfully apply for funding from any of these sources, or elsewhere, please send an email to to tell us about your success – so that we can share with other education settings across Warwickshire.

Grant providers

Evolve Advice

A £500 award available for primary and secondary schools. The grant is given out monthly. 

Tesco Community Grants

Grants up to £1500 are awarded every three months. Schools are able to apply for funding towards non-statutory services, such as outdoor learning projects and forest school. 

The Ernest Cook Trust - Outdoor Essential Grant

Up to £500 is available for outdoor projects for schools, at the time of writing the current round of funding had finished but please check the link as the next round may have begun. 

Woodland Trust

Free trees available for schools! Applications are currently being taken for delivery in March 2023. 

Learning through Landscapes

Up to £500 available now to help all kinds of education settings improve their outdoor provision. 

Field Studies Council

Grants are available to help pay for school trips to the Field Studies Council’s sites, typically covering 50% of a trip cost. The nearest FSC site to Warwickshire is in Birmingham. 

BBC Children in Need

New funding programmes will become available this autumn.

Further databases of available grants