Funding for Projects that Use Innovation to Address the Challenges Facing Parks (UK)

Big Lottery Fund, Heritage Lottery Fund and Nesta are once again partnering to invite applications to a new Rethinking Parks fund that will support innovative ideas to address the challenges parks face.

For this funding round, not-for-profit organisation; social enterprises and local authorities will be able to apply under two different funding streams:

  • Replication award:
  • Grants of up to £200,000 over two years aimed at supporting organisations to set up, run and learn from innovative, tested, operating models for parks.
  • Prototyping award:
  • Grants of up to £100,000 over 9-15 months to support testing and learning from digital and data innovations with the potential to address challenges that parks face.

Applications for Rethinking Parks Replication awards are open until 27 February 2018 and the Prototyping awards are open until 28 March 2018.

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