This fund offers grants between £2,000 and £10,000 for projects that directly conserve wetland habitats and species.
- Who can apply?
- Non-profit organisations
- Maximum grant
- Up to £10,000
- Eligible area
- Entire Anglian Water region, including Cambridgeshire (see maps)
- 1 August
The fund offers grants to projects that enhance the status of wetland habitats and/or wetland species. To qualify, the target habitats and species should be those of principal importance, as defined by Section 41 of the Natural Environment and Rural Communities Act (see downloadable list below).
Projects should take place within the Anglian Water and Hartlepool Water Regions (see maps below). The region includes coastal habitats above low tide.
The fund will cover:
- Land purchase
- Habitat creation and restoration
- Species conservation
- Interpretation, as a small proportion of a wider project
- Equipment needed to deliver the project
- Reasonable travel expenses
The fund will not cover:
- Surveys, except as a small proportion of a wider project (for example, when a project requires a protected species survey in order to comply with the law)
- Interpretation-only projects
- Legal fees
- Planning fees
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About the funder
Anglian Water is the largest water and water recycling company in England and Wales by geographic area. The company employs over 4,000 people and supplies water and water recycling services to more than six million domestic and business customers in the East of England and Hartlepool.
Anglian Water is committed to protecting and enhancing the species and habitats on its sites and across the region. As part of this commitment, the company has set up the Anglian Water Flourishing Environment Fund to make grants to support projects that directly conserve wetland habitats and species.
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