Education & Communities
The Trust is keen to encourage local community groups and primary schools.
We offer small grants to local community groups aiming to raise awareness of the rich garden and park heritage in our area by helping these groups. These grants help with the buying of plants and equipment; it enables individuals to get fully involved in community projects.
We also offer grants to help teachers and their pupils to think of their school grounds as a learning environment. Since 2010 the Trust has made small grants to 56 primary schools in the Avon area to create flower and vegetable gardens or with the purchase of gardening equipment.More About Primary School Grants
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Education & Communities News
St Michael’s Junior School in Twerton, Bath, was one of the primary schools that received a small grant from Avon Gardens Trust in early 2012 to go towards improving their school grounds. I was delighted to receive an invitation to visit the school to meet members of the Green Fingers Club and to plant one of the trees that the school had purchased with the grant money. On a wet day in early July that…