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Apply for a grant from the natural environment investment readiness fund

Grants to prepare innovative nature projects in England that can attract private financial investment. Find out what the fund is for and how to apply.

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The window for applications to the natural environment investment readiness fund is now closed. The deadline for applications was midday on 3 February 2021.

For updates on the scheme, email NEIRF@environment-agency.gov.uk to ask for access to the fund SharePoint website.

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[Withdrawn] Application form: natural environment investment readiness fund grant

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Details

The guidance on how to apply explains:

  • what the grant can pay for
  • who is eligible
  • how much you could get
  • how to apply and what supporting information we will need
  • how we will assess applications and use the data we receive

Once you have read the guidance, download and fill in the application form.

You can apply for a natural environment investment readiness fund grant from 8 November 2021. You must send all of your application information by midday on 3 February 2022.

The guidance and form have been updated for the second round of applications. The first round was open between 1 February 2021 and 26 March 2021.

Published 10 February 2021
Last updated 10 November 2021 + show all updates
  1. Corrected the closing date on the publication 'Details' section - the closing date is 3 February, not the 13 February 2022. The dates in the rest of the guidance are correct.

  2. Updated the guidance and application form, as it's now possible to apply for funding from 8 November 2021 until midday on 13 February 2022.

  3. Publication withdrawn - the window for applications to the first round of the natural environment investment readiness fund is now closed.

  4. First published.