The Orchid Environmental Trust Fund supports projects across Surrey which conserve or improve the wildlife value of an area; and/or raise awareness of and access to the environment
Community environmental projects which have been supported by this Fund include community gardens and wildlife areas, as well as community orchards.
Grants are prioritised to small, volunteer-led community groups.
The Donors to this Fund (a local Surrey couple) are also interested in supporting the start up costs of new initiatives.
Examples of projects which have been supported by the Orchid Environmental Trust Fund include:
Purchase of trees and tree support structures
Community Gardens & Local Wildlife Area
Insect and bird boxes, hedgehog habitat
Tools & equipment for volunteers
In addition, the Donors of this Fund have been pleased to support the costs of producing an illustrated storybook, to help parents, carers and teachers to engage autistic children with the natural environment: