Building Confident Rural Communities

Building Confident Rural Communities

Powering community-led solutions

Too often, rural communities are without access to transport, jobs, housing, shops and community spaces. The Prince’s Countryside Fund powers community-led solutions through our grants and resources to ensure that they flourish, now and in the future.

Since The Prince’s Countryside Fund was founded in 2010, we have supported 407 projects, including:

Community spaces
Transport schemes
Training and skills projects
,000
People supported

Use the map below to see the projects we’re currently funding.

Click on the map points to find out more about each project.


Our grant programmes

Supporting Rural Communities

Supporting Rural Communities is our flagship grant programme, awarding £500,000 each year to support projects that enhance the viability and sustainability of rural communities.

Find out more

Rural Start-Up Fund

Forest Holidays and the PCF have teamed up to create the Rural Start-Up Fund, an opportunity for rural businesses to receive financial support as they embark on a new business venture.

Find out more

We are grateful to players of People’s Postcode Lottery for their ongoing support. 

Village Survival Guide

Want to get your community up and running? Our Village Survival Guide offers hints, tips, and practical advice from people who’ve made a real difference in their rural community. Purchase yours today!

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