Environment focused fund updates

Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust

The Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust supports individuals or groups based in the UK to undertake work that seeks to make positive change across the UK as a whole. The trust is open to funding a range of different organisations and … Continue reading

Fields in Trust: Active Spaces

The Active Spaces programme combines the protection in perpetuity of green spaces, together with revenue funding to engage inactive people in those spaces. The programme will secure 50 new Fields in Trust protected sites across the UK and help increase … Continue reading

Green Alley Award

The Green Alley Award is an annual European prize for start-ups and entrepreneurs in the circular economy. The award recognises promising business ideas that contribute to building a circular economy and improving the waste and recycling industry. The aim is … Continue reading

New Plastics Economy: Circular Materials Challenge

The $1million Circular Materials Challenge invites innovators, designers, scientists and entrepreneurs to find alternatives to non-recyclable plastics. Winners will receive $200,000 and exclusive access to a 12-month acceleration programme, with the opportunity to receive mentoring and support from New Plastics … Continue reading

Lush Charity Pot

Lush offers grants and funding to small, grassroots charities and campaign groups that are often best placed to make a real difference with limited resources. Grants up to £10,000 are available to support small, grassroots organisations around the world that … Continue reading

Devon AONBs and National Parks: grant schemes

There are two National Parks and five Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONBs) either wholly or partly within Devon. Most of these offer grant schemes to support projects that bring social, environmental and/or economic benefits to their area, depending on … Continue reading

Energy Catalyst Fund

The Energy Catalyst Fund (Round 5) has a budget of £13million to support innovative UK companies and researchers in developing their innovative low-carbon energy solutions into commercial successes. The fund will support highly innovative, market-focused energy solutions in any technology or sector or international … Continue reading

LIFE+ 2017

LIFE+ is the EU programme for environment and nature conservation projects. It is divided into two sub-programmes: LIFE-Environment includes support for environment & resource efficiency, nature & biodiversity, environmental information and governance. LIFE-Climate Action will support regional low-carbon and climate resilience strategies … Continue reading

Natural Flood Management Competition

Innovative projects that plan to use landscape features such as ponds, banks, meanders, channels and trees to store, drain or slow flood water could be eligible for funding from the new Natural Flood Management Competition. Projects will need to demonstrate … Continue reading

Heart of the South West LEP: new EU funding

The Heart of the South West (covering Devon, Plymouth, Torbay and Somerset) has an allocation of just over £107m from Europe for 2014-2020 for investment in projects and initiatives which support the economic growth of the area. New calls for … Continue reading

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