Application help notes and resources: Green Recovery Challenge Fund round 2

The Green Recovery Challenge Fund aims to kick-start environmental renewal while creating and retaining a range of jobs in England.

The fund - now in its second round - will support nature projects across England with grants worth up to £40million. 

We are accepting applications for two grant levels:

  • £50,000 to £250,000. Deadline 12noon 14 April 2021
  • £250,000 to £2m. Deadline for Expressions of Interest 12noon 22 March 2021

Please read the application guidance and these help notes before you start your application.

Support webinar recording 

A recording of our public webinar that took place on Friday 12 March 2021 is available to watch below:

The speakers are:

  • Zelda Baveystock, Head of Green Recovery Challenge Fund, The National Lottery Heritage Fund
  • Join Boswell, Head of Strategic Funding, Green Finance, Defra
  • James Petts, Senior Advisor, Natural England