Augean Community Fund


King's Cliffe, Northamptonshire & Thornhaugh, Cambridgeshire

Total Grants Available:

£500,000 (approximately) per year

Fund Provided by:

Augean through the Landfill Communities Fund

The Augean Community Fund uses monies provided by Augean under the Landfill Communities Fund. The company’s donations relate to its two landfill operations located near Thornhaugh in Peterborough, and King’s Cliffe in Northamptonshire.

Project Locations

Groups with projects that are located within 10 miles of the King’s Cliffe landfill site or the Thornhaugh landfill site may apply for grants, subject to the Augean Community Fund’s eligibility requirements. The maximum grant available is £50,000.

To see whether your project falls within the eligible funding area, please click on the map image below:

If you would like to check if your project is within the eligible area, click the ‘View larger map’ icon (top right)to access the magnifyer which, once clicked will enable you to enter the project postcode.

Closing Date

There are two funding rounds each year:

Closing date:
16 November 2022
Decision by:
End January 2023
Closing date:
31 May 2023
Decision by:
Early August 2023
Grant Recommendations

Recommendations on all grants from the Augean Community Fund are made by King’s Cliffe Environmental Association (KCEA) and Thornhaugh Environmental Association (TEA). These two committees comprise volunteers from the villages of King’s Cliffe, Thornhaugh and nearby who are best able to represent local community priorities.

Grants Awarded

To find out which organisations were previously awarded grants, please click here

Important Notes

The Augean Community Fund uses an online application process. Applications in other formats will not, therefore, be accepted.

If your group is not able to complete an online application form due to specific communication requirements, please contact GrantScape so that we can help you with alternative arrangements.

Applications received after a closing date will be automatically submitted to the next funding round, if available.

East Northants Resource Management Facility Fund (King’s Cliffe)

There are also smaller grants (normally up to £5,000) available which can be used towards overheads and salary costs for community projects.

The East Northants Resource Management Facility (ENRMF) Fund has been made available as part of the planning consent which granted Augean permission to deposit low level waste at the ENRMF landfill site at King’s Cliffe. This Fund is administered by Northamptonshire County Council.

Awards from the Fund are available to local organisations for community projects within a 10 mile radius of the ENRMF landfill site at King’s Cliffe. Preference is given to applications from organisations within a 5 mile radius of the site.

For further details of the Fund and how to apply, please click below: