Tree planting and woodland creation: funding and advice

Read about opportunities to plant trees and create woodland on your land.

Support to plan your woodland creation project

The following Forestry Commission administered grant schemes can support you to plan your woodland creation project.

Tree planting and woodland creation grants and incentives

The following grant schemes are Forestry Commission administered grants and incentives to support tree planting and woodland creation projects.

Grants and incentives for non-woodland trees

There are a range of grants available for tree planting outside of woodlands including urban areas or peri-urban areas.

Other sources of funding and advice

Learn more about the grants, incentives and support available for woodland creation as part of a Woodland Creation Partnership with partner organisations supported through the Nature for Climate fund, or through a leasehold partnership with Forestry England or England’s Community Forests. You can also find resources and information about the benefits of woodlands.

Support for woodland management

There are a number of Forestry Commission administered grants that can support the maintenance costs of established woodlands.

Published 29 October 2021
Last updated 22 May 2024 + show all updates
  1. Added 4 links to the section: other sources of funding and advice: How trees can improve water quality and manage flooding, How trees and woodland benefit nature, How trees can capture and offset carbon emissions, and How woods can benefit your business.

  2. Added 4 links to the resources and advice section: The benefits of woodland creation: Woods Mean Business, Woods and Carbon, Woods for Nature and Woods and Water.

  3. Addition of the Forestry England Woodland Partnership.

  4. Information about England's Community Forests and Woodland Creation Partnerships added to the collection.

  5. First published.