Together for our planet

Together for our planet

Projects should reflect what matters to your community and can be small in scale. They could cover an area like:

  • food
  • transport
  • energy
  • waste and consumption
  • the natural environment.

You do not need to be an expert in any of these areas to apply. We’re particularly interested to hear from people starting to think about taking action on climate change in their communities.

In November 2021, the UK will host the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow. The UK Government’s Together for Our Planet initiative has been created to engage people with COP26 and inspire positive climate action. National Lottery funding will support this by helping communities to take action on climate change.

Building on interest and excitement for this international conference, we hope to nurture and develop local ideas through this funding, supporting a legacy of ongoing climate action projects in hundreds of communities across the UK. 

We expect most of the funding to support activities taking place after the COP26 event in November 2021.

To ensure as many people and communities as possible can get involved, we’ll prioritise applications from:

  • people and communities hit hardest by climate change
  • people and communities who are starting to think about taking climate action
  • groups who have not received funding from us before
  • groups who do not have a current award with us
  • smaller organisations with an annual turnover of under £100,000.

Other organisations can apply, but please consider these factors first. You can still apply if you have a current grant from The National Lottery Community Fund, but the project should not duplicate work we’re already funding you to do.

Read more about this fund 

Eligible Status: 
Registered Charity
Registered or Non-Registered Group
Maximum Grant Amount: 
Closing Date: 
Thursday, 18 November, 2021 - 17:00

The Gateway, 89 Sankey Street, Warrington, WA1 1SR Tel: 01925 246880
Registered in England & Wales as a Registered Charity 1129343
and as Company Limited by Guarantee No:6805818

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