Funding News

Aviva Community Fund / Environment & Nature Crowdfunder / until allocated

Grants available: £500 to kick-start your project. And, to boost your fundraising, £2 for every £1 you raise, to help your project reach its target quicker.*

Applications close: From 30 March 2023 until £1 million of funding has been allocated

Who is the funding for: here to help community groups across the UK to protect and restore nature in their local area.

Link: Save Our Wild Isles Community Fund 

About:

To apply for the Save Our Wild Isles Community Fund, your project needs to be focused on taking action for nature in one of the following three ways:

1. Nature restoration – activity that boosts local biodiversity, by protecting or restoring habitats, creating space for nature, connecting green spaces and/or addressing activities that directly impact biodiversity.

2. Nature connectedness and pro-environmental behaviours – action that supports greater connection to nature and promotes pro-environmental behaviours at the community level that will benefit nature.

3. Community cohesion and connection – nature positive activity that encourages collaboration in the local community, by connecting people of diverse backgrounds, generations, and abilities to nature and one another.

With £500 available to get started, and up to £15,000 in match funding per project, it’s a great chance to make a real change.

*Projects that are accepted to the Save Our Wild Isles Community Fund will receive 2:1 match funding from Aviva. From 30 March 2023 until £1 million of funding has been allocated, pledges will be matched at a rate of £2 to every £1 donated. 2:1 match funding will apply to pledges of up to £250. The maximum value of 2:1 match funding a project can receive is £15,000.

How to apply: 

Applications are open now until the funding runs out. When applying, you’ll see the eligibility criteria and terms and conditions – please read these carefully.

Help us improve our website