31 March 2021

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.