Environment focused fund updates

Dartmoor Communities Fund 2017/18

Dartmoor National Park Authority has opened its Communities Fund 2017/18 for applications and is calling for community organisations on Dartmoor to come forward if they have a project that needs funding. The Dartmoor Communities Fund offers up to 50% grant … 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

Innovation in infrastructure systems

Innovate UK is due to launch Round 3 of its funding for innovation projects in the infrastructure systems sector. Grants between £25,000 and £5m are available to encourage the development of business-led innovative solutions that will help provide affordable, sustainable and … Continue reading

Housing Infrastructure Fund

The £2.3 billion Housing Infrastructure Fund offers funding to local authorities on a competitive basis, for infrastructure to support up to 100,000 new homes. The fund is divided in 2 parts: a Marginal Viability Fund (for single- or lower-tier local … Continue reading

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

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

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

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