Biffa Award opens partnership grants scheme
Biffa Award opens partnership grants scheme 625 total views, 3 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis The Biffa Award Partnership Grants Scheme is now open for applications from projects that “will make a significant impact on the built or natural environment”.The grants scheme, run in addition to the main Biffa Awards Grants Scheme, offers grants of between £250,000 and £750,000. To be eligible projects must be located within 15 miles of a significant Biffa Group Limited operation or active Biffa Landfill site. They must also be large scale projects of regional or national significance. Howard Lake | 3 March 2020 | News Tagged with: environment Funding Biffa AwardBiffa Award is a multi-million-pound fund that helps to build communities and transform lives by awarding grants to communities and environmental projects as part of the Landfill Communities Fund.Since 1997, Biffa Award has awarded grants totalling more than £175 million to thousands of community and environmental projects across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. The programme administers money donated by Biffa Group Ltd through the Landfill Communities Fund.Its Main Grants Scheme that awards grants of between £10,000 and £75,000 to community buildings, recreation and rebuilding biodiversity projects. 624 total views, 2 views today What kind of projects will receive funding?Preference will be given to projects:where Biffa Award is the majority funderthat work in partnership with other organisationsthat engage with people through improving their knowledge of the asset AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. Two funding themesPartnership grants can be applied for under two themes:• Built Environment projects should restore, modernise or improve facilities such as cultural, heritage or visitor centres. They should engage the public and promote learning, creativity and participation.• Natural Environment projects should benefit plant and animal species and the habitats that support them. They should be working towards Defra’s Biodiversity 2020 or a local biodiversity action plan target.Previous Built Environment projects include:£375,898 to develop a one-of-a-kind educational science laboratory attraction£489,240 to create a world-class exhibition depicting the UK’s rich transport heritageand £500,000 to create a powerful exhibition which showcases how our maritime past has helped to shape the Britain we know today.Previous Natural Environment projects include: Advertisement £492,664 to enable the biomanipulation of underwater ecology in two Norfolk Broads£489,055 to turn large areas of north Devon into ‘working wetlands’, restoring important habitats and enabling rare wildlife to thriveand a £1 million project to create more than 210 hectares of rice vibrant habitat for pollinators across Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Ipswich, Leeds, Leicester, Plymouth and York.