Environment focused fund updates

Rethinking Parks

The Rethinking Parks initiative is a partnership between Nesta, the Big Lottery Fund and the Heritage Lottery Fund. It has two strands: Replication Award – up to £200,000 to support organisations to set up, run and learn from innovative, tested, … Continue reading

Heart of the South West LEP: 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. The following calls … Continue reading

Grow Wild

Grow Wild is awarding grants of £2,000 or £4,000 to community groups that want to bring people together to transform a communal space by sowing and growing native plants. Up to 50 community projects will receive Grow Wild funding in 2018. … Continue reading

Shell: Bright Ideas Challenge

What will cities look like in 2050? How will they be powered to be vibrant, healthy and clean places to live? That’s the question put to students aged 11-14 by The Bright Ideas Challenge, Shell’s cross-curricular schools’ competition. The challenge … Continue reading

Exeter Velocities

Exeter Velocities is a start-up accelerator offering support and funding for entrepreneurs with ideas to improve mobility and reduce our dependence on fossil fuels. It does this through three programmes that focus on supporting the development of a start-up as … Continue reading

Mülheim Water Award

The Mülheim Water Award is looking for innovative, practical concepts as well as application-ready solutions to meet future challenges in water systems and water analysis. For 2018, there is a focus on sustainable water management and safe and secure drinking … Continue reading

Architectural Heritage Fund

The Architectural Heritage Fund can give advice, grants and loans to help registered charities and not-for-profit groups find new sustainable uses for the historic buildings in the community. Project Viability Grants – up to £5,000 – are to fund short … Continue reading

Planning Delivery Fund

The Planning Delivery Fund has an initial £11m of resource funding to support ambitious local authorities in areas of high housing need to plan for new homes and infrastructure. Expressions of interest can be submitted by local authorities under three … Continue reading

National Churches Trust

The National Churches Trust provides grants for church buildings across the UK. Applications are accepted for works to church buildings which are open (or plan to re-open) for regular Christian worship. Community Grants – grants of £5,000 to £25,000 for installing … Continue reading

Devon District Councils: funding advice and grants

Most of the District Councils in Devon offer assistance to local community groups seeking funding as well as providing various grants. Each District uses its own funds together with contributions from other sources including government, Devon County Council and developers … Continue reading

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