The European LEADER programme for Torridge and North Devon 2015-2019 is one of the largest grant funds in England, with £2.325 million of available grants.
Bicclescombe Park in Ilfracombe and Yeo Valley Community Woodland in Barnstaple have both retained their Green Flag status, as two of the UKs best green spaces.
Residents in Pilton and the Yeo Vale area of Barnstaple are being encouraged to attend a two day consultation at their local park this week.
The public is being asked to have their say and help protect the historic character and qualities of Lee.
North Devon Council is celebrating 20 years of fundraising by one member of staff, who has raised over £20,000 for local charities.