Set up a local group

No local group near you? No problem! Here's our 3-step guide to setting up your own local group.
  Published:  15 Sep 2017    |      2 minute read

If there is no local group near you and you want to start one, we're here to help. Feel free to get in touch at any point by email at [email protected] or call our hotline on 020 7490 0210.

You can also check out our most frequently asked questions.

Step 1

To get your group started, decide what you're going to work on and find people to work with. For advice on this – and your first 3 meetings – check out our 'how to start a local group' guide .

Step 2

Once you've had a few successful meetings and your group is up and running, get in touch either by emailing [email protected], or calling our hotline on 020 7490 0210.

We'll catch up, answer any of your questions and figure out what support you might need going forward.

Step 3

We will get you licensed by filling out all the necessary paperwork. To formalise the relationship, we will need you to:

What happens next?

Once we've received all the completed documentation from you, we'll email you your Partnership Agreement Certificate.

You'll then be all set to start officially campaigning in the name of Friends of the Earth.

As a Friends of the Earth local group, you will be able to apply for grants of up to £1,500 to help your campaigning.