Biffa Award opens partnership grants scheme

Howard Lake | 3 March 2020 | News

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.

Two funding themes

Partnership 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:

Previous Natural Environment projects include:


What kind of projects will receive funding?

Preference will be given to projects:

Biffa Award

Biffa Award

Biffa 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.

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