Nature London’s Community Eco-Grants Program

Nature London

Relevent Country: United Kingdom

Applications are now open for Nature London’s Community Eco-Grants Program 2023.

Nature London is an organization whose geographical focus is London and Middlesex County. The group’s motto is To Preserve and Enjoy Nature. Their objects, specifically, are as follows:

  • To acquire and disseminate knowledge about natural history;
  • To conserve wildlife and to protect its natural habitat;
  • To stimulate public interest in and understanding of nature and its protection and preservation; and
  • To develop and sponsor special interest groups in the various fields of natural history

Funding Information

  • For 2023, a total of $15,000 is available for the funding of environmental initiatives by various community groups. Grants will be awarded from a minimum of $500 to a maximum of $5,000 for successful applicants.

Eligible Groups

  • Registered Canadian charities (must be able to issue official donation receipts) with projects in the London / Middlesex area that align with Nature London’s objects.

Eligible Projects

  • Nature London supports a wide range of conservation projects. Contact us to determine the eligibility of potential projects not already listed below:
  • Bioblitzes
  • Butterfly / pollinator gardens
  • Citizen science projects
  • In-class/indoor and outdoor environmental education programming
  • Natural playgrounds (natural play elements only)
  • Purchases of conservation lands

Research projects

  • Trail & boardwalk construction / maintenance
  • Tree planting & other restoration work

Evaluation Criteria

Priority will be given to projects that:

  • Further Nature London’s objectives with measureable indicators of success
  • Meaningfully involve volunteers and partnerships with other groups, where applicable
  • Have an achievable (realistic) project plan and schedule
  • Include an appropriate (comprehensive) budget that maximizes environmental outcomes (value) and makes provisions for long-term success (sustainability)
  • Recognize Nature London and its role in the project

Please Note:

  • The project for which funding is granted cannot take place before April 1. Projects must be located in London / Middlesex County.