Project information

WHGT Small Grants Scheme

A 25th anniversary funding scheme to provide grants for small conservation projects of garden features, site surveys, projects which promote public access and enjoyment of historic parks and gardens in Wales.

July 2014 - July 2020

Charity information: Welsh Historic Gardens Trust Ymddiriedolaeth Gerddi Hanesyddol Cymru

Welsh Historic Gardens Trust Ymddiriedolaeth Gerddi Hanesyddol Cymru logo
  • Need


    Problem of funding small conservation projects in Welsh parks and gardens which receive no statutory funding


    Provide a small grants for modest projects or to provide seed funding

  • Aims

    Aim 1

    Conservation of parks and gardens in Wales


    » Provide small grants

    What success will look like

    Completed projects will be widely publicized and documented in the WHGT Bulletin

  • Impact


    project will contribute to conservation of the designed landscape of historic parks and gardens in Wales


    Lack of resources which will make the scheme sustainable for generations to come


    Documentation of completed projects will be sent to donors

  • Budget

    Budget - Project Cost: £25,000

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      Amount Heading Description
      £25,000 Conservation projects landscape and conservation projects in historic parks and gardens which promote public enjoyment

    Current Funding / Pledges

    Source Amount
    WHGT branch contributions £800 Guaranteed
  • Background


    Historic parks and gardens throughout all regions of Wales.
    This is often a neglected landscape and if it is in the public domain has no statutory funding


    The wider public throughout Wales will have improved access, to well conserved sites of heritage importance.
    young and old
    rich or poor

  • Why Us?

    Why Us?

    WHGT operates nationally and has a wealth of expertise in historic parks and gardens of Wales.

    Read more about the Charity running this project.


    Joanna Davidson, Chairman Of Gwynedd Branch Of WHGT Who Have Been Running A Similar Scheme With Success At A Branch Level

    Joanna has helped to draw up the criteria, terms and conditions of the scheme and will be involved in its management.

    Advolly Richmond

    Advolly has been involved in a similar scheme in Shropshire and is an active member within the Clwyd branch.