Sea-Changers Coastal Fountain Fund 2022
Sponsored by Bunzl Plc
Following its successful introduction in 2020, we're pleased to announce the launch of the 2022 Coastal Fountain Fund.
The purpose of the fund is to reduce the impact of single-use plastic water bottles on coastal habitats by funding communities to purchase water drinking fountains and install them for use by the public in busy or environmentally important areas. So far we've funded 10 fountains around the UK with more imminent!
Grants of up to £2,000 are available, per applicant, towards the cost of a fountain.
We welcome applications from all types of not-for-profit organisations who have identified a need and are well-placed to get the stakeholder involvement needed to make the project a success. We particularly welcome applications from Wales, Scotland and Northeast and Northwest England as these area have been under-represented in previous years.
The closing date for applications is 13th February 2022.
How to apply for funding
Please read the CFF Eligibility and Evaluation Criteria before applying. They'll help you decide if your proposed location is eligible and whether you're likely to be in a position to make a successful bid.
We also suggest you read Refill's guidance for organisations and groups who are looking to install water fountains for the benefit of the community and the environment. There can be a few hoops to jump through in getting a fountain installed, and stakeholder engagement is key to deliverability - this guide will help you understand what's involved.
Complete the Coastal Fountain Fund application form. Use the criteria document to help you.
Return the application form to firstname.lastname@example.org. The closing date is 13th February 2022. You will receive an acknowledgement of your application with details of timescales and what happens next.
When the grant panel has made their final decision, we will write to you and inform you of the outcome of your application.