The 2015/16 Challenge Fund is now open for applications from community groups and schools from across Northern Ireland.
· The Community Action category is open to community groups, who can apply for up to £8,000 to carry out community led environmental projects. Applications are welcome until noon Friday 26th June ‘15. Successful applicants will likely be able to commence their projects at the end of July 2015.
· The Environmental Education category is open to schools, who can apply for support of up to £4,000. Applications will be welcomed until noon Friday 25th September ‘15. Successful applicants will be able to commence their projects at the end of October 2015.
For information on how to apply please visit the NIEA funding webpage: http://www.doeni.gov.uk/niea/funding.htm