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Rural communities to apply for Prince's Countryside Fund grants

The Prince’s Countryside Fund (PCF), a subsidiary of The Prince of Wales's Charitable Fund (PWCF) is opening for grant applications of up to £10,000 on Tuesday 2nd February thanks to support from Barclays.

In April 2020, Barclays announced a £100m Community Aid Package to support charities that are helping people and communities most impacted by Covid-19. £10m of this funding has been donated through their 100x100 UK Covid-19 Community Relief Programme, with the PCF being one of 100 UK charities each receiving a donation of £100,000, allowing their important work to continue.

Cow Manby Grange RH Press report

Farmer celebrates HRH The Prince of Wales after support from his Countryside Fund

Emma Billings and her family farm near Louth in Lincolnshire took part in The Prince’s Farm Resilience Programme (PFRP), run by The Prince’s Countryside Fund, in 2018. The Prince’s Countryside Fund which is part of The Prince of Wales's Charitable Fund, was established by The Prince of Wales in 2010 and exists to improve the prospects of family farm businesses and the quality of rural life.

Farmer and cows in the countryside Press report

Join this year's Prince's Farm Resilience Programme

The Prince’s Countryside Fund’s highly successful initiative, The Prince’s Farm Resilience Programme, is open for family farm businesses from across the UK to sign up. Registration opens from September 7th until October 31st, 2020, but workshops will take place when local social distancing regulations allow.