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Big lottery fund is the money accumulated from sale of national lottery  which gives out  millions of pounds  to good causes.Money goes to community groups and to projects that improve health, education and the environment.

More information can be found on www.biglotteryfund.org.uk : Take a walk on wild side.

Community Wildlife will fund projects that bring local people together to discover, enjoy or protect the wildlife in their local area.BIG have teamed up with the BBC Wildlife Fund’s Go Wild campaign to bring you the Community Wildlife programme.

This new programme will fund projects that bring local people together to discover, enjoy or protect the wildlife in their local area.

The programme will fund between £300 and £10,000 for projects that.

  • improve rural or urban environments for people to enjoy, for example by:
    • protecting wildlife habitats
    • creating a nature trail, woodland walk or wildlife garden for people to enjoy
    • improving natural community spaces, such as rivers, ponds and woodland.
  • get people more active and healthier, for example by:
    • exploring parks, rivers and the countryside to look for rare or endangered species
    • encouraging people to take up gardening or go on nature walks
    • providing opportunities for children to learn about nature through play.

Big lottery has several  programmes under which projects are funded. Some of them are awards for al,Investing in ideas,BASIS,Breathing Spaces,Investing in communities,Improving community building,people’s millions,peoples network,playful ideas etc. Some of projects that has been funded in Scotland are living memory association, CFINE, Partick community association, Strathclyde reclaim: operation 5 star reclaim, castlemilk pensioners action centre,Bharatiya Ashram Dundee ,GEMAP,Gorbals recycles etc.

Courtesy : www.Biglotteryfund.org.uk

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