Biodiversity Grant Scheme
APPLICATIONS ARE NOW OPEN FOR 2022/23 UNTIL MIDNIGHT ON SUNDAY 26th JUNE
Portsmouth Water, as part of its ongoing environmental commitments, is offering a grant scheme from 2020 to 2025 for environmental improvement projects. The biodiversity fund is to the value of £250,000 (£50,000 per annum over 5 years).
The main aim of the grant scheme is to enhance the habitat network surrounding Portsmouth Water land to create Biological corridors. The fund will cover:
Biodiversity and habitat improvements e.g. re coppicing woodland, wetland creation.
Invasive non-native species control e.g. Himalayan Balsam control to reduce bank erosion
Species and habitat survey projects e.g. invertebrate survey of grassland
Equipment to carry out knowledge enhancement
Small Grant Scheme
Single payment up to £1,000 for projects (total funds available each year is £5,000).
Large Grant Scheme
Single payments between £1,000 and £10,000 for projects (total funds available each year is £45,000).