North Wessex Downs AONB, Units 3-4, Denford Manor, Lower Denford, Hungerford, RG17 0UN
01488 685 440




Woodland Forum
Woodland Forum 2014 supported by an SDF Grant

There are two main types of grants available - Leader and the Sustainable Development Fund.


Leader is aimed at farmers, foresters, NGOs, community groups and local businesses.

On 1 December 2015 the new North Wessex Downs LEADER Programme opened  for business. The Local Action Group has 2.132m Euros to support rural development projects over the next five years.

Find out more by looking at the new LEADER website  or  contact Dawn Hamblin on or on 01488 680458.

Sustainable Development Fund (SDF)

The SDF is aimed at community groups, parish councils and businesses.

Grant Advice and Support

Please contact the AONB office for advice on grants for intiaitives that support the aims of the North Wessex Downs AONB Management Plan.