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Funders Name Royal Society of Wildlife Trusts
EB Number 415065
EB Status Enrolled
EB Enrolled Date 23/01/1997
Address The Kiln
Mather Road
Postcode NG24 1WT
Phone 01636 670000
Email biffa-award@wildlifetrusts.org
Website http://www.biffa-award.org
Minimum Funding 10,000
Maximum Funding 75,000
Types of projects undertaken D, DA,
Funding Policies Main Grants Scheme for grants of between £10,000 and £75,000 (total maximum project costs are £200,000 including VAT). For D projects - all site-based projects must be within 5 miles of a Biffa operation or within 10 miles of a Biffa Landfill Site. For DA projects - 15 miles of a Biffa operation. Applications from organisations are limited to one application per meeting with a maximum of two applications per financial year. Themes eligible for funding are cultural facilities, recreation, rebuilding biodiversity and community building projects. Biffa Award introduces a time limit of one year from the final payment before a new application for the same site can be submitted through the Main Grants Scheme. Projects previously funded include village halls, playgrounds, theatres, sport facilities and clubhouses, nature reserves etc. Partnership Grants Scheme is open between April and August for grants of between £250,000 and £750,000. Grants under this theme are for large-scale projects of regional or national significance under two separate themes. All site-based projects must be within 15 miles of a Biffa operation or within 10 miles of a Biffa Landfill Site. In addition, all projects must be within 10 miles of a landfill site (not necessarily owned by Biffa Group Limited). Projects previously funded include land purchases on nature reserves, creation of new and exciting exhibitions at heritage institutions etc.
Projects Not supported Biffa Award will not accept a resubmission of an application for six months from the rejection/withdrawal letter date; Individuals, profit-making or local government organisations and organisations that are not able to register as an Environmental Body with the regulator ENTRUST (please visit the ENTRUST website for details on eligibility www.entrust.org.uk or call the helpline on 01926 488 300); Projects on sites that are owned and or maintained by borough, county, city, district, or town councils, unless a formal lease, with a minimum term of no less than 10 years, is in place; Projects where no formal lease, with less than 10 years remaining, is in place; Projects more than 5 miles from a significant Biffa Group Limited operation (15 miles for Rebuilding Biodiversity projects) or more than 10 miles of a Biffa Landfill Site; Projects more than 10 miles from a licensed landfill site (owned by any company); Core costs of an organisation, office equipment or furniture; Projects with a total cost of more than £200,000 including VAT; Improvements to car parks, offices or services; Alterations to buildings in order to meet Disability Discrimination Act requirements; Changing Places Facilities; Items of personal kit or equipment, e.g. sports shirts, cricket gloves; Portable items that will not be permanently kept at the address listed as your project location; Projects in school buildings or grounds, on the premises of hospitals, hospices, medical centres, day-care centres, charity offices, or for allotments; Sporting related projects eg floodlights, pitches, changing rooms, cricket nets; Projects which are purely for fencing; Events, excursions, CDs and websites, publications and marketing materials; Purely church fabric repairs, e.g. to bell towers, church spires, etc; Storage containers or storage facilities; Feasibility studies, tender costs, building consents or recruitment costs; Enhancement of town or village centres, e.g. signage, seating, dog waste bins and seasonal bulbs; Energy saving or green technology based projects which have a derived income, e.g. solar panels; Retrospective funding - work that has already taken place before any grant has been awarded; Projects within sporting clubhouses that have no wider community use.
Application Details Applicants are required to complete an Expression of Interest form online via http://www.biffa-award.org. If applicants are invited forward to complete a full application, a link to the online application form will be sent directly to them. Once invited, applicants need to submit their full application by a specified deadline as outlined in their invitation letter; it would be seen at the next available Board meeting. Biffa Award will hold four board meetings per year. Applicants will be advised of which meeting their project will be taken to and advised on application deadline dates accordingly.
Enrol With ENTRUST? Applicants are required to enrol with ENTRUST should they be awarded funding by Biffa Award. Applicants only need to enrol once they are notified of a successful grant from Biffa Award.
Locations Bedfordshire; Berkshire; Bristol; Buckinghamshire; Cambridgeshire; Cheshire; Cornwall; County Antrim; County Armagh; County Down; County Fermanagh; County Londonderry; County Tyrone; Cumbria; Derbyshire; Devon; Dorset; Durham; East Riding of Yorkshire; East Sussex; Essex; Gloucestershire; Greater London; Greater Manchester; Hampshire; Herefordshire; Hertfordshire; Isle of Wight; Kent; Lancashire; Leicestershire; Lincolnshire; Merseyside; Norfolk; North Yorkshire; Northamptonshire; Northumberland; Nottinghamshire; Oxfordshire; Rutland; Shropshire; Somerset; South Yorkshire; Suffolk; Surrey; Telford and Wrekin; Tyne and Wear; Warwickshire; West Midlands; West Sussex; West Yorkshire; Wiltshire; Worcestershire;
Additional Information Applicants should read our guidance notes which are available on our website, www.biffa-award.org as there are exclusions which could apply to them. They are welcome to contact the Biffa Award team on 01636 670000 or email biffa-award@wildlifetrusts.org should they have any queries.