AONB Grants Awarded
£40,000 of Sustainable Development Fund money was available in the Coast & Heaths AONB. The fund was oversubscribed and received requests for over £70,000. The grant panel awarded £38,857.34, over 17 projects (for projects valued at over £100,000).
In the Dedham Vale there was £30,000 of funds available and grant requests totalled just over £28,000. The panel awarded £20,830.37 over 10 projects (for projects valued at £51,346.68).
In addition, in the Dedham Vale AONB and Stour Valley, a grant of £1,400 has been awarded from the Stour Valley Environment Fund for a project in the Stour Valley project area.