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National Lottery Community Fund – Climate Action Fund: Energy and climate

16 Mar 2023 - 14:44 by michelle.foster

As part of its wider commitment to supporting climate action, National Lottery Community Fund (NLCF) is delivering a new grant scheme which focuses on community energy projects across the funding bag imageUK.

The Fund offers grants of £500,000 to £1.5 million over two to five years for place-based partnerships, UK-wide partnerships or single voluntary and community organisations.

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Just Transition: A greener and fairer Greater Manchester, review on a week of action

23 Jan 2023 - 11:48 by michelle.foster

In November last year GMCVO held a week of action to showcase the ways in which VCSE organisations are creating a greener Greater Manchester with a fairer economy and helping the region gardeningmove towards its 2038 net zero target.

A number of diverse organisations held events across Greater Manchester to share how they are helping to make a more environmentally sustainable city region. Find out more about in this review of the week.

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The Big Give Green Match Fund

19 Jan 2023 - 14:19 by michelle.foster

The Big Give Green Match Fund is designed specifically for charities working on environmental issues. This is an opportunity to make an extraordinary difference to some of the biggest challenges fundingfacing our planet today. The campaign will run around World Earth Day, from 20-27 April. Last year the fund raised over £2.7m for 146 charities and the aim is for even higher to be raised this year.

Charity eligibility criteria:

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The Green Spaces Fund is looking for volunteer panel members

15 Dec 2022 - 11:29 by michelle.foster

Greater Manchester Environment Fund (GMEF) have been managing the Green Spaces Fund since its launch in June 2022. Round 1 applications proved that the Green Spaces Fund is in volunteerdemand, and GMEF selected 21 excellent projects out of 71 applications received. GMEF’s work promoting Round 2 is already indicating that they are likely to receive 200 applications and they have doubled the funding available.

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The National Garden Scheme Community Garden Grants

7 Nov 2022 - 12:06 by michelle.foster

Delivered by the National Garden Scheme, the Community Gardens Award provides grants of £500 to £5,000 for the creation of a garden or a similar project (such as an allotment) with horticultural fundingfocus for the benefit of the local community.

The funding is available to projects in England, Northern Ireland and Wales run by amateur gardeners within community groups or Community Interest Companies (CICs).

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