Three female members of the forestry team standing together with spades

Working in partnership

The breadth and scale of our work relies on the vision and support of valued partners and funders.

We are proud to work with a number of generous and committed partners to deliver meaningful projects that positively benefit people, wildlife and the environment.

Aerial view of green tree tops
Green recovery
A £1.7 million Defra Green Recovery Challenge Fund grant secured by the Heart of England Forest is enabling a ground-breaking project which will support green recovery in the region, bringing environmental, social and economic benefits.
Lady and two children looking at a map board at the start of a Forest walk
Growing tourism
With part funding from the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development, and additional funding from The Bruce Wake Charitable Trust and Tesco Bags of Help, we have improved facilities and information for visitors to the Forest.