What We Do
We work in partnership and aim to achieve • an outstanding landscape, rich in wildlife and cultural heritage • a thriving, sustainable economy and vibrant communities • a strong connection between people and the landscape
The Arnside & Silverdale Grants Fund
Do you have an idea for a project which will conserve and enhance the AONB or connect people with the landscape?
The Arnside & Silverdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Grants Fund is run by the Arnside & Silverdale AONB Partnership and the Arnside/Silverdale Landscape Trust, working together to provide funds of up to £2500.
We are interested in projects that:
- protect the flora and fauna of the Arnside & Silverdale AONB
- restore, enhance or create wildlife habitat or benefit priority species
- enhance, restore and improve understanding of ecological networks in the AONB
- improve or enhance the coast or seascape
- restore cultural or historic features or assets
- develop the AONB as a sustainable tourism destination
- improve opportunities for people to access and enjoy the area, especially for those who may not otherwise have the opportunity to do so
- promote greater understanding of the area and encourage appropriate recreational opportunities
- research, interpret, celebrate or raise awareness of the special qualities of the area; its nature, history or culture
- connect people (particularly young people and children) with the landscape
- promote participation in traditional rural skills
- involve the local community or volunteers
- support local communities in moving towards sustainable low carbon living
A list with examples of funded projects is available to offer inspiration to potential applicants.
Please contact us for an application form.