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Stour Valley Environment Fund

The Dedham Vale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) and Stour Valley Project has established the Stour Valley Environment Fund (SVEF) to support charities and voluntary groups working to enhance the environment in the Stour Valley. The Fund is managed by the Essex Community Foundation (Reg. Charity No. 1052061). 

The SVEF is both donation seeking and grant giving, and provides a channel through which individuals, families, companies or charitable trusts can support the Stour valley landscape. By pooling donations into one charitable Fund we can have a much more powerful impact to support environmental activities in the Stour Valley. The fund is expected to grow over the years with donations, legacies and investment.

There are a number of ways you can get involved with the SVEF: 

Make a donation to the SVEF 

Apply for an SVEF grant 

Become a Stour Valley Environment Champion 

For more information please contact Simon Amstutz or Cathy Smith on 01394 445225 or by email at


Stour Valley Environment Fund Leaflet

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