Starfish and sea anemones

Biodiversity Challenge Fund - How to apply

Updates and Information

This competitive fund will be implemented during the 2020-2021 financial year, with projects starting from April 1 2020. All projects and their activities must be completed and claimed by 31 March 2021.

Applications must be received by midnight 3 February 2020.

To apply, please read the documents in the Resources section below.

We request that you then get in touch with us to discuss your application prior to submitting your Application and Project Finances forms.

Please email us at [email protected] and we will arrange for an Adviser to contact you to discuss your application. You should include a brief outline of your proposed project activities and note the Priority areas for action and Targeted action areas which are relevant to your project. This will ensure the most appropriate Adviser gets in touch.

Please note that the pre-application discussion does not indicate that any submitted application will be successful. It is not a guarantee of funding.

To allow for expected demand, please email us by 20 January 2020. If you contact us after this we can’t guarantee we will be able to respond before the application submission deadline of 3 February 2020.

You may submit more than one Application where potential projects are entirely unrelated.

To apply - download and complete our:

These must be returned to us by midnight 3 February 2020 by emailing [email protected].