Marine Litter Capital Grants Launch 2022

Date: 1st Jul 2022 Author: Michael Croft

Marine Litter Capital Grants
LAUNCH DATE 04/07/22

Closing Date  Friday 16th September 2022 @12noon

We are delighted to announce the launch of the second year of the highly successful Marine Litter Grants. The Live Here Love Here Marine Litter Capital Grants are funded by the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs through the Live Here Love Here collaborative partnership, involving DAERA, ten Local Councils, Northern Ireland Housing Executive and Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful.

The Marine Litter Capital Grants will support organisations and groups to purchase items to:

•Prevent litter and plastic pollution from entering the marine environment

•Enhance the environmental management of a local area to reduce marine litter

•Improve the health and wellbeing of communities and marine biodiversity recovery by helping to improve and/or maintain the quality of public open spaces

•Improve the quality of their local environment by changing behaviour through creative concepts to reduce the incidence of littering

Financial support of between £500 and £40,000 will be available to constituted groups, businesses and statutory bodies meeting the eligibility criteria. Financial support of between £500 and £5,000 will be available to non-constituted groups.

For more information please visit the website: Marine Litter Capital Grants

Application forms can be accessed on the website from Monday 4th July 2022.

We strongly suggest you read the GUIDANCE NOTES before applying. Maximise the potential of your application by adhering to eligible items that will be considered for funding.

We welcome applications from all geographical areas of the country. 80% of marine litter comes from land sources so the grants are open to all areas of Northern IrelandFunding will be considered for eligible projects that prevent litter and plastic pollution from ultimately reaching our oceans. This is not solely for coastal areas. Collaborations between groups are encouraged.

For any other queries please e-mail: marinelittergrants@liveherelovehere.org

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