New £100million National Lottery Climate Action Fund Launched
On the 18 July, the National Lottery Community Fund announced their new £100 million Climate Action Fund. This fund will enable people and communities to take the lead in addressing the climate emergency.
The National Lottery Community Fund also revealed that it is exploring further ways to support the wider sector and its grantees to help them mitigate their impact on the climate, such as via its Climate Action Top-up scheme, which will soon be piloted in Wales.
The National Lottery Community Fund is the largest funder of community activity in the UK. Over the past 15 years, they have made over 200,000 grants and awarded more than £9 billion to projects that have benefited millions of people. To read more about the Climate Action Fund, click here.