The Live Here Love Here Marine Litter Capital Grants are being provided by the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs through the Live Here Love Here collaborative partnership, involving DAERA, ten Local Councils, Northern Ireland Housing Executive and Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful.
The Marine Litter Capital Grants will support organisations and groups to purchase items to:
- Prevent litter and plastic pollution from entering the marine environment
- Enhance the environmental management of a local area to reduce marine litter
- Improve the health and wellbeing of communities and marine biodiversity recovery by helping to improve and/or maintain the quality of public open spaces
- Improve the quality of their local environment by changing behaviour through creative concepts to reduce the incidence of littering.
Financial support of between £500 and £40,000 will be available to constituted groups, businesses and statutory bodies meeting the eligibility criteria.
Financial support of between £500 and £5,000 will be available to non-constituted groups.
Applications close at 11am on Monday 27th September. Guidance notes and application process is available here: www.liveherelovehere.org/marinelittergrants
A 20 min webinar is on YouTube https://youtu.be/h2qfkjvBpOs