Creating Climate Capacity Competition

Entries for this competition have now closed

Sussex Wildlife Trust has a £500 community grant to bid for, for people to fund practical and novel approaches to tackling the climate change crisis.  The fund can pay for a young person, community group, social enterprise, school or student association etc. to carry out work to help combat our current climate emergency. Examples of what you can use the community climate fund for include :-

  • Innovative ways to engage people with climate change
  • Support for habitat restoration, wilding, and creating local carbon capacity
  • Getting young people involved in creating climate resilient futures
  • Funding to help write a community climate action plan
  • Training to create climate literacy in your community
  • Marine projects which boost climate resilience
  • Projects which help instigate behavioural change for climate capacity
  • And much more …

CLOSING DATE MONDAY 13 January 2020 

Applications can be from a group or an individual, but should state clearly how you think that your project will contribute to creating climate resilience, and how the money will be spent. All applications will be judged by a professional panel. The winner of the competition will be announced at the Landscape Innovation Conference on January 23rd 2020.

Any questions, please contact Julia Hoare

Please note: Successful projects will usually receive funding following completion of the project, however interim payments are possible on receipt of appropriate evidence. We will ask the winner to provide us with a short report with media / photos showing the progress of / completion of the work. Many thanks to our inspiring conference speakers whose expenses are foregone to pay for this grant.