From 30 March 2023 until £1 million of funding has been allocated!

Update: Groups that apply from mid September 2023 will get £500 to help them kick-start their project.

Aviva, in partnership with WWF and the RSPB, are giving £1 million to support community groups across the UK to protect and restore nature in their local area.

From creating community gardens and replanting wildflower meadows, to protecting local wildlife and promoting community connection to nature – together we can help communities around the UK bring nature back to life and make our isles wilder.

Projects that are accepted to the Save Our Wild Isles Community Fund will receive 2:1 match funding from Aviva. From 30 March 2023 until £1 million of funding has been allocated, pledges will be matched at a rate of £2 to every £1 donated. 2:1 match funding will apply to pledges of up to £250. The maximum value of 2:1 match funding a project can receive is £5,000.

Focus is

  • Nature restoration – activity that boosts local biodiversity by protecting or restoring habitats, creating space for nature, connecting green spaces and/or addressing activities that directly impact biodiversity.
  • Nature connectedness and pro-environmental behaviours – action that supports greater connection to nature and promotes pro-environmental behaviours at the community level that will benefit nature.
  • Community cohesion and connection – nature positive activity that encourages collaboration in the local community by connecting people of diverse backgrounds, generations and abilities to nature and one another.

It will support communities in areas where the need is greatest, specifically areas that are ranked 1-5 according to the Index of Multiple Deprivation in England, ScotlandWales or Northern Ireland.

Save Our Wild Isles Community Fund | Save Our Wild Isles


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