Recipients of the Community Climate Fund

Last updated December 2021

The following projects have been awarded funding from the Council's Community Climate Fund.

  • Age UK - Lavinia House: Park Garden Restoration
    With a piece of currently unused land Age UK plan to create a Park Garden which will bring multiple benefits including biodiversity from pollinating plants, waste reduction via composing and carbon saving from growing food that will be used in the kitchen of Lavinia House. It will also bring benefits to the community.
  • Horsham Community Fridge
    To run a pop-up version of the already established Community Fridge service so that more residents across the District can access the service. The project enables savings on food waste which in turn reduces carbon emissions.
  • Friends of Horsham Park
    To build a drought resistant sensory garden in Horsham Park from Autumn 2021. Watch their video on Twitter that explains how they plan to spend the grant.
  • Ashington Parish Church (St Peter and St Paul)
    To purchase and install a bicycle rack to encourage more visitors to cycle to the church rather than travel by car.
  • Henfield HallTo install PV solar panels on the roof as part of a wider plan to become carbon neutral.
  • Horsham Lawn Tennis Club
    To change their HALIDE flood lights to a more efficient, low energy LED system.
  • Greening Steyning
    For the Greening Steyning 2030 Project which will be taking action on a range of environmental issues, from encouraging residents to improve the energy efficiency of their homes to starting a Repair Café and carrying out a wildlife survey.
  • SpringboardThe provision of Smart radiator valves to improve the energy efficiency of their building in Horsham.
  • St Mark’s Church, Holbrook
    For tree and bulb planting, food recycling, rainwater collection and ongoing wildlife and local community surveys to review progress.
  • Sustainable Henfield
    For the recycling of disposable PPE via the introduction of Zerowaste bins at strategic points around Henfield.
  • Transition Horsham Community AllotmentThe creation of a new accessible site, ‘heritage bed’ and seed cage to address increased demand locally.  Sharing the benefits of a community allotment will also inspire more local residents to grow their own food which also includes expanding the already successful Seedy Saturday seed swop initiative.
  • Southwater Village Hall
    Money from the Fund contributed to the cost of installing an air source heat pump to replace a gas fired boiler which will drastically reduce their energy use and carbon emissions
  • Second Horsham Scout Group
    For improvements to their Scout Hut, including low energy lighting, new heating controllers, water butts and a hot composter.
  • One Church at Rock Farm
    To help fund the creation of outdoor space for education on alternative methods for growing food (biochar farming) and improving soils, as well as for planting trees.
  • Sussex Green Living
    Creating an Eco Innovation Station, based on a retrofitted milk float, that will be used to go to events across the District giving information on how individuals can reduce their carbon emissions; from installing renewable energy, to moving away from fast fashion.