Projects

The Beautiful Burial Ground

PROJECT VALUE; £999,733

Heritage Lottery Fund LogoFunder: Heritage Lottery Fund £586,700
PROJECT DURATION- May 2018 – May 2022

This project will put burial grounds across England and Wales on the map by revealing their hidden heritage and importance to biodiversity.

For further information click here or contact Harriet Carty, BBG Project Manager harriet@cfga.org.uk

Welsh Burial Grounds for Wildlife

Project Value: £76,000

ratlinghope ch'yd yewFunder: The Prince of Wales’s Charitable Fund, £65,500
Project duration: December 2019 to December 2021

Welsh churchyards, chapel yards and cemeteries are fantastic places for biodiversity and we are just discovering how interesting they are. This project will take the records produced through the Beautiful Burial Ground project and displayed on the Burial Grounds portal on the NBN Atlas. We will put this raw data into an accessible form and use it to target managers of burial grounds that are particularly rich in wildlife, offering help, information and support. Read more here.

Celebrating Birmingham’s Burial Grounds

Project Value; £68,678

Recording Graves Birmingham

Funder: Historic England, £36,929
Project duration: October 2019 to November 2021

This project focuses on the social history to be discovered and shared by exploring 5 burial grounds in Birmingham. We will be running events, mapping the sites and other activities.

Biodiversity Hotspots in Mid Wales

PROJECT VALUE; £40,000

National Resources Wales LogoFunder: Natural Resources Wales £18,000
Project Duration- July 2018-November 2019

Burial grounds in Wales contain lowland meadow habitat and many are the responsibility of local communities to manage. Situated in the heart of communities, these sites can act as islands of high quality habitat and become seed banks for wider habitat restoration.

For further information click here or contact Andrea Gilpin, andrea@cfga.org.uk

LLECYNNAU PWYSIG I FIOAMRYWIAETH YNG NGHANOLBARTH CYMRU
GWERTH Y PROSIECT; £40,000
CYLLIDWR; CYFOETH NATURIOL CYMRU £18,000
HYD Y PROSIECT- GORFFENNAF 2018-TACHWEDD 2019

Mae safleoedd claddu yng Nghymru’n cynnwys dolydd yr iseldir fel cynefin a chymunedau lleol sy’n gyfrifol am reoli llawer ohonynt. Mae’r safleoedd hyn, sydd wedi’u lleoli yng nghalon y cymunedau, yn gallu gweithredu fel ynysoedd o gynefin o ansawdd uchel a datblygu i fod yn gronfeydd hadau ar gyfer adfer cynefin ehangach.                  

Am ragor o wybodaeth cysylltwch ag Andrea Gilpin, andrea@cfga.org.uk