20 Jan 2020
The Landfill Disposal Tax communities scheme will be awarding between £50,000 - £250,000 to a nationally significant project with an environmental focus.
This Nationally Significant Grant seeks to fund a project which
will contribute to two or more of the themes for the Landfill
Disposals Tax Community Scheme with broad applicability across
wider areas of Wales. The themes include:
- Waste Minimisation and the diversion of Waste from
- Wider Environmental Enhancements
If you feel that your project has far reaching benefits of
national significance across Wales, make sure to check your
eligibility by visiting our
website. Eligible projects must be based in one or more
eligible area within 5 miles of an eligible landfill or waste
The Landfill Disposal Tax Communities Scheme has run four main
grant rounds, and have funded some great projects making positive
environmental enhancements in their locality with the support of
the community. From pine martens to reuse of discarded plastics,
there is a variety of activity happening across Wales.
You can read more about the projects already running in Wales
Applications close 22 January 2020
So what is nationally significant?
A project is seen to be nationally significant if it creates a
beneficial outcome for the nation of Wales. This could be a
biodiversity project looking to conserve a native Welsh species, or
a project that works across counties to inspire communities to
restore rundown parks, or it could be a network of volunteers who
divert food destined for landfill to people in need. There really
is no limit to the scope of possibility!
How do I apply?
Applications should be made on the eTender application form -
Nationally Significant Grant Round - Landfill Disposals Tax
Communities Scheme. The scheme guidance document can be downloaded
on eTender and from the downloads section on the
Landfill Disposals Tax Community Scheme webpages on WCVA's
The application form follows the same format as the main LDTCS
grant scheme, with some additional questions where applicants are
asked to demonstrate the sustainability and wider scale impact of
their project's activity. All applicants should be able to clearly
describe why their project and its impact are of national