Biodiversity Grant Scheme 

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APPLICATIONS ARE NOW OPEN FOR 2022/23 UNTIL MIDNIGHT ON SUNDAY 26th JUNE

Overview:

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).

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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).

For information on how to apply for the Portsmouth Water Biodiversity Grant Scheme, please follow the links below:

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Projects Awarded Grants