Environment focused fund updates

M&S Energy: Community Energy Fund

Not-for-profit organisations in Great Britain can apply for funding for renewable energy projects that can demonstrate they have the support of their local community. Grants can be used for all capital costs relating to the installation of the specified technology. … Continue reading

Innovation in cycling and walking

The Department for Transport (DfT) has a budget of £470,000 to fund innovative projects that lead to more walking and cycling. Proposals should tackle current barriers and encourage more journey stages to be made by bicycle or on foot. The competition has two phases: … 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

Road Safety Trust

UK based organisations (both public and professional associations), registered charities and university departments, businesses and CICs may apply for grants from the Road Safety Trust. Initiatives should develop approaches, knowledge or learning around road safety and should aim to create … 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

The Environment Now

The Environment Now will fund young people up to £10,000 to use digital technology to find innovative solutions to pressing environmental issues. Grants are available for 17-24 year olds with unique ideas to help the environment, such as improving energy … Continue reading

Postcode Lottery Green Challenge

The Postcode Lottery Green Challenge offers prizes for inventions that successfully combine sustainability, entrepreneurship and creativity. Entries can now be submitted for the 2017 competition. The aim is to encourage and aid the invention of great new green products and … Continue reading

Growing a Greener Britain

Small grants are available to help communities to transform green spaces. Growing a Greener Britain is looking for creative and innovative ideas that could help to improve local spaces. Constituted community groups can apply for up to £1,000 for a … Continue reading

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