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Find out what funding opportunities are available for projects that benefit Wales’ environment for wildlife and people

If you have ideas for collaboration outside of our funding rounds, please contact your local partnership officer in the first instance.

NRW funded projects are helping to improve the environment across Wales

Some cover a large geographic area, whilst some are strategic in scope.

Map showing the approximate distribution of projects

Following our recent SMNR funding round, the projects selected will help meet the challenges identified under the four themes of reducing the risk from environmental hazards such as flooding and pollution; improving habitat management, biodiversity and connectivity; improving access to the outdoors and using the natural environment to support the economy and develop skills. 

The four challenges identified:

  • Ensure land and water is managed sustainably in an integrated way and reduce the risk from environmental hazards such as flooding and pollution
  • Improve the resilience and quality of our ecosystems through improved habitat management, biodiversity and management
  • Help people to live healthier and more improved lives through improved access to the outdoors for health and wellbeing
  • Promote the sustainable use of natural resources to support the economy and develop skills and learning

Funding update

Our funding update  gives an overview of money available from various sources to groups and charities for environmental projects and causes.

Advice about funding

The Business Wales website offers advice and details of funding available to businesses and individuals, including the Business Wales Funding Search tool.

The Welsh Government provides a range of grant schemes to deliver their policies and create a fairer, more prosperous Wales.

The WCVA offers help looking for funding through their Wales' Third Sector Funding Portal.

Related document downloads

Funding update March 2019 PDF [396.5 KB]

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