Voluntary Action Camden

Co-op Foundation Announces Carbon Innovation Fund for Food and Farming Sector

About the Fund

We’re offering funding of between £75k and £100k to support food and farming projects that are tackling the climate crisis by reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

Our Carbon Innovation Fund will support up to 10 projects in year one. Eligible organisations include charities, social enterprises, co-operatives and local, regional and national governments worldwide.

Application Deadline

First stage applications will open on 22 November and close at 12pm (midday) on Friday 10 December.

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£10m Fund to Support England’s Natural Environment – Second Round Now Open

About the Fund

Organisations seeking investment for nature projects to tackle climate change, create and restore habitats, or improve water quality are being urged to apply for the second and final round of this programme.

The Natural Environment Investment Readiness Fund has been established to fund nature projects in England which tackle climate change, create and restore habitats, or improve water quality.

Application Deadline

A second round has opened, with applications accepted until 3 February 2022 (24:00 GMT).

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Together for our planet – The National Lottery Community Fund

About the Fund

We’re offering from £1,000 to £10,000 of National Lottery funding to support communities across the UK to take action on climate change.

Projects should reflect what matters to your community and can be small in scale. They could cover an area like:

  • food
  • transport
  • energy
  • waste and consumption
  • the natural environment

Application Deadline

5pm on 18 November 2021.

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Funding for Local Schools in Britain to Improve Their Environment

About the Fund

This outdoor learning grant fund has two elements – a fully funded outdoor learning training for your staff and £500 of equipment for outdoor learning.

The grants are available in England, Wales and Scotland only. They are available to all schools. Early years providers must have at least 5 staff and a building – either stand alone or part of a school.

Application Deadline

Round 1: Friday 30th April 2021 Round 2: Friday 25th June 2021 Round 3: Friday 3rd September 2021 Round 4: Friday 12th November 2021

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Postcode Dream Fund Opens for Applications for Funding Starting in 2022

About the Fund

The Dream Fund was created to encourage charities in Great Britain to collaborate so that they can deliver their dream project.

The themes change each year. The current themes are:

  • Environmental Systems Change – this theme is looking for collaborative and innovative projects that develop long term solutions to systemic environmental problems. Areas of interest include projects that challenge environmental degradation, in particular focusing on biodiversity and species preservation.
  • Social Inequality– this theme is looking for projects take systematic approaches to addressing the root causes of social inequality. Successful projects will be able to demonstrate how they will promote the social inclusion of groups that are disadvantaged or excluded from society. Potential areas of interest include early childhood development and educational attainment.
  • Pandemic recovery – this theme is looking for projects that will support society to o recover from the effects of the pandemic. Potential areas of interest include loneliness and social isolation, health and wellbeing, domestic violence and support for neglected groups who have suffered disproportionately during the pandemic.

Application Deadline

Stage 1 applications will be accepted from 1 October 2021 to 1 November 2021 (5:30pm).

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Veolia’s Sustainability Fund

About the Fund

Have you got an idea for a project to improve Camden’s environment? Apply to our waste partner Veolia’s Sustainability Fund. You could receive funding, resources or volunteers for a project that enhances biodiversity, promotes recycling, protects the environment, or uses recycled, reused or reclaimed materials.

Application Deadline

Apply by 31st October

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£270m Green Heat Network Fund Launches in Spring 2022

About the Fund

The new £270 million Green Heat Network Fund, announced by the government today (Tuesday, 7 September), will only support low-carbon technologies like heat pumps, solar and geothermal energy in the roll out of the next generation of heat networks which will enable more towns and cities to take up this tried and tested technology from 2022.

Application Deadline

It will be open to public, private and third sector applicants in England, will open for applications in April 2022 and is anticipated to run to 2025.

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International Tree Foundation Accepting Applications for 2021 Planting Season

About the Fund

The Foundation offers grants to support the conservation, restoration and protection of the UK’s indigenous trees, woodlands, and forests, whilst promoting grassroots community engagement with tree planting and raising communal awareness of the importance of trees and forests to both the environment and human well-being.

Application Deadline

The deadline for applications is 16 December 2021.

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