Community responsibility is at the heart of what we do. We are committed to supporting the areas we work in, making every effort to enhance the lives of individuals by supporting environmental projects and volunteering our time to help bring ideas to life.


Community Improvement Fund School Edition

The Community Improvement Fund School Edition is now open for applications. 

The Community Improvement Funding scheme is run by Veolia in partnership with Solihull Council as part of the added value brought to the borough by Veolia.

The Community Improvement Fund awards grants of up to £500 for projects that benefit the environment and can be integrated into learning programmes. These could be projects that improve the environment through planting wildflowers and/or trees; creating forest school areas or educational green spaces; or using green space to support biodiversity or create a sustainable garden. Funding can be awarded for a variety of projects and activities including promotion and marketing, education and awareness raising, practical equipment and project running costs.

Applications can be made here until Friday 9 February 2024.

Veolia Environmental Trust

Since 1997 the Veolia Environmental Trust has supported over 2300 community and environmental projects throughout the UK, donating over £80 million in the process

If you have a project that will bring a collective benefit to your local community, please get in touch with the team at the trust at


Community Investment Fund

The idverde Community Investment Fund, which grants up to £40,000 per year, aims to empower local people to deliver sought-after projects that improve their local green space or the public realm, enhance the local environment and boost the wellbeing of local people. 

If you have a project that will benefit your local environment, find out more about the Community Investment Fund here.