A short-term competitive fund to kick-start environmental renewal while creating and retaining a range of jobs in England. Eligible projects should focus on nature restoration, nature-based solutions, and connecting people with nature.
The second round of the Green Recovery Challenge Fund supports nature projects across England with funding worth up to £40m. Grants from the £40m first round of funding were awarded in December 2020.
The Green Recovery Challenge Fund is open for applications at two grant levels:
- £50,000 to £250,000. Deadline 12noon 14 April 2021
- £250,000 to £2m. Deadline for Expressions of Interest 12noon 22 March 2021
Applicants must contribute at least 5% of the project costs in cash (partnership funding) for all grants over £250,000.
Full details available on Heritage Fund's website.