WREN seeks applications from community groups

first_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. WREN is able to use a proportion of the landfill tax that WRG collects to fund projects that improve the environment within 10 miles of a landfill site. Recipients of the organisation’s grants vary widely from small community groups looking to build a village hall, to larger organisations such as The Woodland Trust and the RSPB.Peter Cox, Managing Director of WREN, said: “Whether you are hoping to build a new playground, restore a historic building, or plant more trees WREN could be a source of funding for your project.“We distribute £15 million annually for the benefit of communities, and are urging people involved in community projects to come forward and apply for a grant.” Howard Lake | 23 April 2007 | News WREN seeks applications from community groups  8 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Waste Recycling Environmental Ltd (WREN) is encouraging community groups to take advantage of funding from the Landfill Communities Fund that it distributes.WREN was founded nearly ten years ago and has been responsible for distributing almost £100 million to 4,000 needy projects across the UK.The landfill tax credits it distributes are provided by the landfill operator Waste Recycling Group Ltd (WRG) which works with several local authorities and manages 13 million tonnes of household, commercial and industrial waste each year. Advertisementlast_img read more