Capital Clean-up is the Mayor’s partnership campaign to help Londoners get together to spruce up their city. It’s part of his wider Team London volunteering programme and is supported by McDonald’s.

Capital Clean-up 2015 are offering small grants of £500-£1,500, as well as clean-up kits to help you run local clean-up events.435x200_CCU_2014

Whether you want to turn a neglected green space into a community garden, remove litter from a beauty spot, clear up a waterway or paint vibrant murals on a graffiti covered walls, Capital Clean-up can help.

They mainly pay for costs of materials and equipment and ideally  want to fund projects that benefit both the environment and local community. They also look for projects that can help improve an area in the long-term.

Capital Clean-up grants

Community groups, charities, small businesses and schools can apply for a grant of £500-£1,500.
Download a grant application form and guidance notes on applying.

Capital Clean-up kits

These kits have all you need from litter-pickers, to hi-vis vests, rubbish hoops, gloves and a £50 DIY voucher.
Download a kit application form.

The deadline for applications for grants and kits is 5pm, Monday 16 March 2015.

If you have any questions or want to find out more, please email:

For more information visit the Capital Clean-Up Website