Environment and resources

Environment and resources

Introduction

Here you will find funding opportunities from other organisations relating to our universal theme of environment and resources.

Real Farming Trust

Real Farming Trust understands the challenges that agroecological food and farming enterprises face in raising finance, whether that is waiting for a grant to come through or having the funds to grow and develop when you have no assets to secure against. The Loans for Enlightened Agriculture Programme (LEAP) offers you a mix of affordable loans and grants, side by side with a comprehensive mentoring programme and hands on approach. LEAP is a new model for financing and supporting food and farming enterprises that puts people and the biosphere at the heart of our food system. LEAP will provide a critical next step for community based agroecological enterprises that have relied on grant funding to date and who have had nowhere to go to finance their onward development.

Deadline: none currently.

Apply here.

Rewilding Britain

The idea behind the Rewilding Innovation Fund is to help remove barriers to rewilding projects within Britain, whether they’re at the early planning stages or want to move a project one step wilder. The fund is particularly keen to encourage applications from those who are taking an innovative approach to land and marine rewilding, which will help develop learning and evidence for others within the Rewilding network. Funds are awarded to projects with potential for the highest impact for people and nature.

Deadline: none currently.

Apply here.

The Dulverton Trust

The Dulverton Trust is an independent grant-making charity. They support UK charities and CIOs (charitable incorporated organisations) tackling a range of social issues, protecting the natural world, and preserving heritage crafts. The trust will prioritise organisations that are medium-sized (with income between £200,000 and £3 million), have a national footprint and do not receive a significant proportion of income from government or local authority contracts.

Deadline: rolling.

Apply here.

The NFU Mutual Charitable Trust

The NFU Mutual Charitable Trust was set up to promote and support charities in the UK working in agriculture, rural development and insurance. The trust focuses on providing funding to larger initiatives, which would have a significant impact on the rural community. The Trustees are particularly interested in initiatives in the areas of education of young people in rural areas and relief of poverty within rural areas.

Deadline: 27 May 2022 or 28 October 2022.

Apply here.

Veolia Environmental Trust

The Veolia Environmental Trust awards grants towards projects that make improvements to community facilities and the natural environment. The Community Grant Scheme is available to constituted not-for-profit organisations, local authorities and Environmental Bodies (EBs). The Nature Conservation Grants Scheme is available to Environmental Bodies (EBs) who are already enrolled with Landfill Communities Fund regulator ENTRUST.

Deadline: 7 July 2022 or 6 October 2022.

Apply here.

Real Farming Trust

Real Farming Trust understands the challenges that agroecological food and farming enterprises face in raising finance, whether that is waiting for a grant to come through or having the funds to grow and develop when you have no assets to secure against. The Loans for Enlightened Agriculture Programme (LEAP) offers you a mix of affordable loans and grants, side by side with a comprehensive mentoring programme and hands on approach. LEAP is a new model for financing and supporting food and farming enterprises that puts people and the biosphere at the heart of our food system. LEAP will provide a critical next step for community based agroecological enterprises that have relied on grant funding to date and who have had nowhere to go to finance their onward development.

Deadline: none currently.

Apply here.

Rewilding Britain

The idea behind the Rewilding Innovation Fund is to help remove barriers to rewilding projects within Britain, whether they’re at the early planning stages or want to move a project one step wilder. The fund is particularly keen to encourage applications from those who are taking an innovative approach to land and marine rewilding, which will help develop learning and evidence for others within the Rewilding network. Funds are awarded to projects with potential for the highest impact for people and nature.

Deadline: none currently.

Apply here.

The Dulverton Trust

The Dulverton Trust is an independent grant-making charity. They support UK charities and CIOs (charitable incorporated organisations) tackling a range of social issues, protecting the natural world, and preserving heritage crafts. The trust will prioritise organisations that are medium-sized (with income between £200,000 and £3 million), have a national footprint and do not receive a significant proportion of income from government or local authority contracts.

Deadline: rolling.

Apply here.

The NFU Mutual Charitable Trust

The NFU Mutual Charitable Trust was set up to promote and support charities in the UK working in agriculture, rural development and insurance. The trust focuses on providing funding to larger initiatives, which would have a significant impact on the rural community. The Trustees are particularly interested in initiatives in the areas of education of young people in rural areas and relief of poverty within rural areas.

Deadline: 27 May 2022 or 28 October 2022.

Apply here.

Veolia Environmental Trust

The Veolia Environmental Trust awards grants towards projects that make improvements to community facilities and the natural environment. The Community Grant Scheme is available to constituted not-for-profit organisations, local authorities and Environmental Bodies (EBs). The Nature Conservation Grants Scheme is available to Environmental Bodies (EBs) who are already enrolled with Landfill Communities Fund regulator ENTRUST.

Deadline: 7 July 2022 or 6 October 2022.

Apply here.