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Opportunities: Nature and environment

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Environment Partnership’s (TEP) Environment Grant Programme

TEP’s Environment Grant scheme offers grants of between £250 and £1,000 to any individual, group, professional, student, UK institution or charity across the whole of the UK. Grants can be used for such things as project materials and/or travel arrangements, accommodation and food.

Deadline: 30 June 2024

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Water Restoration Fund

Grants for grassroots projects to improve the water environment, including activities that enhance biodiversity and community access to blue and green spaces in areas where water companies have been issued with fines or penalties.

Deadline: 7 June 2024

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The Urban Tree Challenge Fund

Grants available to support the planting and establishment of standard trees and street trees in urban and peri-urban areas (between urban and rural areas) in England.

Deadline: 30 June 2024

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The Woodroffe Benton Foundation

Grants for smaller UK registered charities that are providing services in the UK in a range of areas including the relief of hardship, education and young people, physical wellbeing, care for the elderly and the environment & conservation.

The deadline for this opportunity was 31 March 2024

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Grow Wild Youth Project Grants

Grants available for young people aged 14-25 across the United Kingdom to carry out creative projects that celebrate UK native plants and fungi in exciting and engaging ways.

The deadline for this opportunity was 19 March 2024

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The East Langford Solar Farm Fund

Grants available to not-for-profit organisations in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly for projects that benefit the areas of Stratton, Kilkhampton, Launcells and Morwenstow in Cornwall.

The deadline for this opportunity was 1 April 2024

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The Jean Sainsbury Animal Welfare Trust

Grants for UK animal welfare charities for projects or activities that benefit and protect animals, relieve the suffering of animals, address the conservation of wildlife and/or encourage a greater understanding of animals.

Deadline: 1 May 2024

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The Scott Bader Commonwealth Limited

Grants available to UK registered charities for educational and environmental projects that help impoverished, young and/or disadvantaged/marginalised people in communities worldwide.

The deadline for this opportunity was 29 February 2024

The Finnis Scott Foundation

Grants available for projects in the areas of gardening and plant sciences, art history and fine art.

The deadline for this opportunity was 6 March 2024

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Rewilding Innovation Fund

Grants available for projects in England, Scotland and Wales that remove barriers to rewilding projects. Projects that take an innovative approach to land and marine rewilding are particularly welcomed.

The deadline for this opportunity was 29 February 2024

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In the Loop

Each successful project will receive an £12,500 grant to invest in, and boost, recycling facilities.

The deadline for this opportunity was 1 March 2024

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UK Seafood Fund Infrastructure Scheme

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) is currently inviting applications to Round 3 of the UK Seafood Fund: Infrastructure Scheme.

Deadline: 29 November 2024