The Nature for Climate Peatland Grant Scheme (NCPGS) provides funding to restore peatlands in the uplands and lowlands of England. It is a competitive grant scheme that will run until 2025.
The scheme is open to environmental groups, local authorities, charities, public bodies, individual landowners and organisations.
Natural England is looking for landscape scale applications that work to restore the whole hydrological unit of a peatland. This is likely to involve a number of sites and landowners, so applications from partnerships are encouraged.
Applicants must have the authority to carry out the activities in their proposal. For example, if you do not own the land, you need permission from the landowner as part of your application.
You cannot apply for funding for activities that have already been funded through other sources.
You must be able to show in your application how your proposal will deliver the scheme’s objectives.
The objectives are to:
Two types of grant are available:
The 2 grants support different phases of a project. The same applicant can apply for both grants in the same year, as long as each application is for different sites.
For more information on the different grants and how to apply, please click here.
Article taken from.gov.uk.