Lottery launches £100m community Climate Action fund
The National Lottery Community Fund has today launched a new £100 million Climate Action Fund that will enable people and communities to take the lead in tackling the climate emergency.
The new fund, from the largest funder of community activity in the UK, will build a network of people and communities, well-placed to drive change within, between and beyond their community.
The funder has said that types of activities will differ from place to place, but will have one thing in common: the ability to deliver high impact community-led climate action. This includes in areas such as sustainable energy, sustainable transport, consumption, food and protecting and regenerating spaces and habitats.
The new fund is being launched as the level of concern over climate change continues to rise.
The funder has said that types of activities will differ from place to place, but will all have the ability to deliver ‘high impact’ community-led climate action in areas such as sustainable energy, transport, food production or wildlife habitats.