Environment focused fund updates

Waste Less, Save More

Sainsbury’s is inviting applications for its £1million Waste Less, Save More programme to reduce food waste. It will support a range of activities, promotions and/or products related to reducing  food waste and helping people save money. Projects should be collaborative … 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

Prince of Wales Award – Devon County Show

Applications are open for the prestigious Prince of Wales Award – the winner will receive £1,000 and a framed certificate. The award is open to community organisations – including schools – which have, through their own initiative, brought about improvements … 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

HLF Parks for People

Parks for People funding helps to conserve the heritage that makes both historic parks and cemeteries special and it gives local people a say in how they are managed in the future. Projects improve people’s wellbeing and knowledge of their … Continue reading

Travel Devon: funding for sustainable travel

Travel Devon offers grants to businesses that want to encourage their staff to travel to work sustainably. If your workplace is in Exeter, Newton Abbot or Barnstaple, Travel Devon can help you and your workplace implement measures such as: Themed … Continue reading

Tree Council: tree planting grants

The Tree Council offers three small grants schemes to assist with the costs of community tree-planting projects: Community Trees Fund – for tree-planting projects in community grounds Trees for Schools – for tree-planting projects in school grounds Orchard Windfalls Fund … Continue reading

Urban Innovative Actions

This EU programme provides urban areas throughout Europe with resources to test new and unproven solutions to address urban challenges. It is open to local authorities in urban areas with a population of at least 50,000 and applications are expected … Continue reading

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