4 Oct 2018
Do you want to enhance natural resources and support communities in Wales? Find out more about new Welsh Government grant funding from our webinar 11.10.18
Webinar: Enabling Natural Resources and Well-being in Wales
2019-2023 Grant Funding
Date: 11 October 2018, 2pm
The Welsh Government has released a new funding scheme to support
the implementation of the Natural Resources Policy, making clearer
links between Wales' natural resources and well-being.
Grants will be available for cross-sector partnerships delivering
improvements in local environment quality, green infrastructure,
and ecological resilience.
By the end of this webinar you will understand what the funding is
about and whether it is suitable for your group to apply. This
webinar is also an opportunity to ask questions about the funding
and application process.
To book please click the link:
This webinar will be delivered in English but contributions and
questions are welcomed in Welsh or English.
General Information about the Enabling Natural Resources
and Well-being in Wales 2019-2023 Grant Funding:
What is it?
A Welsh Government grant scheme to help support implementation of
the Natural Resources Policy and make clearer links between Wales'
natural resources and well-being.
What will it fund?
The grants will cover revenue and capital costs for pilot or
demonstration projects relating to at least one of the three themes
- Developing, regenerating and broadening access to
sustainable green infrastructure through nature based
- Improving the quality of the urban and rural built
- Developing resilient ecological networks and nature
Who will it fund?
Funding will be available to cross-sector collaborative projects;
please note that there must be a minimum of two
organisations from different sectors and at least one of the
organisations involved will be an SME.
When can groups apply and receive funding?
The current round opened on Friday 7 September 2018 and will
close on Monday 3 December 2018. Funding decisions
will be made over Winter 2018/19 and groups will be informed of
funding decisions by February / March 2019 for projects to
start in Spring 2019.
How can groups find out more information?
The scheme guidance is now available from the
Welsh Government website. There is also a Yammer group
for organisations to explore potential collaborations and project
ideas. To join the group, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Guidance and links to resources on green infrastructure and using
nature based solutions is available from
Invest in Nature Cymru's webpages.