Funding for Biodiversity and Recreation Projects – 6th November 2017 (England, Wales and Northern Ireland)

Biffa Awards which are part of the Landfills Communities Fund has announced that grants of between £10,000 and £75,000 are available to not for profit for biodiversity and recreation projects.  This could include support site-based projects that protect and enhance biodiversity across the UK, particularly those concentrating on species and habitats that have been identified as a priority in Biodiversity Action Plans as well as:

  • Green spaces
  • Woodland walks
  • Play areas
  • Sports facilities
  • Community gardens; etc.

To be eligible for funding the project must also be based within 15 miles of a Biffa Operation and 10 miles of a licenced landfill site. Check your project’s location eligibility here.

There is a two-stage application process and the closing date for stage 1 applications is midday on the 6th November 2017.  Projects successful at this stage will have until midday on the 4th December to submit their stage 2 application.

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