Please see below funding streams related to environment (including climate change related funding) available to you and your organisation, both local and national opportunities.

Co-op Carbon Innovation Fund: Co-op has launched their Carbon Innovation Fund to support food and farming projects that are tackling the climate crisis by reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The £3m Carbon Innovation Fund is a partnership between the Co-op Foundation and the Co-op, and will run over the next three years. It’s funded through Co-op donations raised from the sale of compostable carrier bags in the UK, and our own funds. We plan to award funding of £75k to £100k to about 10 projects in year one. Organisations that can apply include charities, social enterprises, co-operatives and local, regional and national government.

ENTRUST – Landfill Communities Fund: ENTRUST is the co-ordinating body for accredited Environmental Bodies (EBs) that distribute the Landfill Communities Fund.

Green Match Fund – theBigGive: The Green Match Fund is a match funding campaign for charities that are working on environmental issues as part of their core mission. All public donations made to participating charities via during the week of the campaign (22-29 April 2022) will be matched up to a specific amount. Charities can apply to participate in the campaign via an open application. Some charities may also be invited directly to participate by a match funding Champion. Charities applying via the open application will be awarded a ring-fenced amount of match funding which will be used to match public donations – either £2,500, £5,000 or £10,000. Deadline: Friday 25th February 2022.

Seeds of Change: Neighbourly’s new environmental programme for COP26 Neighbourly are today launching our environmental programme – Seeds of Change – which has been created to bring our partner businesses, their employees and local causes together to deliver impactful and measurable local action against climate change. Funding As part of this programme, we are pleased to be able to open a new fund which will provide micro-grants of £400 to charities and local causes that can deliver one or a combination of the following; Carbon reduction or carbon impact initiatives including (but not limited to) greening and planting and/or; Initiatives that protect natural habitats and preserve local biodiversity Applicants will need to demonstrate that tangible positive outcomes can be measured and reported on as part of their grant commitments.

SUEZ Communities Trust: SUEZ Communities Trust is an ethical funding organisation dedicated to making lasting improvements to the natural environment and community life.

St Modwen Environmental Trust: The St. Modwen Environmental Trust has been established to provide support to the communities in which the company operates by offering grants to groups seeking to improve their local environment.

Woodland Trust – Free Trees: Free trees for schools and communities: The Woodland Trust want to make sure that everybody in the UK has the chance to plant a tree. So they are giving away hundreds of thousands of trees to schools and communities.