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Opportunities: Nature and environment

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NextEnergy’s Solar Impact Fund

Grants of up to £1,500 are available in many parts of the United Kingdom for local groups to support social and environmental projects and activities that benefit the residents around Next Energy’s solar assets.

Deadline: 24 October 2024

The American bullfrog (Lithobates catesbeianus) is native to America and has earned itself the reputation of being one of the most harmful invasive amphibian species, as it feeds all day and night on a wide range of prey, outcompeting native species for food. It also carries a disease called Chytridiomycosis, that has led to worldwide amphibian decline and several global extinctions.

CINNG Legacy Fund

This fund is open to current projects in England tackling invasive non-native species through significant community involvement.

Deadline: 31 August 2024

a man in a wheelchair looking happy and proud in front of his beautiful garden and greenhouse

The Finnis Scott Foundation

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

Deadline: 6 September 2024

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The International Tree Foundation

Grants and resources are available to support grassroots community projects across the UK that engage local people in tree planting.

Deadline: 13 December 2024

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The Co-op Local Community Fund

Small grants for projects that enable people play a part in their community’s future and/or help to protect the planet.

The deadline for this opportunity was 7 July 2024

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The Grocers’ Charity Memorial Grants

One-off grants available for small UK registered charities working in the areas of education, environmental causes, health, heritage, people with a disability, support for children and young people and the relief of youth poverty, the arts, the elderly, and the military.

Deadline: 6 September 2024

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The Learning Through Landscapes Trust’s Local School Nature Grants programme

Non-grant awards of up to £500 are available to provide outdoor learning, training and equipment for schools and early years providers in England, Scotland and Wales.

Deadline: 6 September 2024

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Neighborhood Fund | South West Water

Grants to help fund community groups which inspire physical activities, education, health and wellbeing, and positive environmental outcomes.

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The Naturesave Trust

Grants for projects that address the issue of soil health by preventing further soil degradation and keeping carbon in the soil.

The deadline for this opportunity was 27 June 2024

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The Elise Pilkington Charitable Trust

Grants available to UK registered charities working in the equine sector or charities/hospices supporting older people.

Deadline: 23 August 2024

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The Better Community Business Network Grants

12 grants available to UK registered charities and voluntary/community groups for revenue projects that aim to improve the quality of life of people in disadvantaged communities.

The deadline for this opportunity was 16 June 2024

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Hubbub and Starbucks: Eat it Up Fund

Grants for innovative food waste projects in the UK that have the ability to scale up. Partnership application are welcomed.

The deadline for this opportunity was 14 June 2024