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British Antarctic Territory: strategic projects funding

2015 bidding round now open

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The British Antarctic Territory (BAT) funds a number of projects each year across the following four priority areas:

  • Environmental protection and minimising human impacts
  • Education and outreach
  • Heritage
  • Governance and promoting UK sovereignty

For those interested in considering an application for BAT funding, all proposed projects should fall within under at least one of the four priority areas as outlined above and in more detail in the BAT Strategy Paper 2014-19 (MS Word Document, 135KB) . The funding year runs from July to June. Please feel free to contact the BAT government to discuss any potential projects.

Application Form (MS Word Document, 34.2KB)

Please submit all bids to the BAT government at the address below by Friday 6 March 2015.

Polar Regions Department
Overseas Territories Directorate
Foreign & Commonwealth Office


Published 26 January 2015