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Funding to Protect the Marine Environment (UK)

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Sea-changers vision is to create a world where the seas and shores are clean and healthy and marine species are protected. Funding is available for a range of UK based, marine conservation charities and not-for-profit organisations with projects in a range of areas including Education. The next deadline for…

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WHSmith Community Grant (UK)

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Voluntary organisations, charities schools and pre-schools can apply for grants of up to £500. There are two application rounds each year. The deadline for the current funding round is 31st March 2018. Applications can be submitted via an online applications form. For further information follow this link.

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Weir Charitable Trust (Scotland) funding

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Small community groups and charities based in Scotland can apply to for funding of up to £25,000 to support projects including sport, health, culture, animal welfare and recreational facilities. The next closing date for applications is the 28th February 2018. For further information follow this link.

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Stramash Outdoor Nursery gets thumbs up from Care Commission!

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This blog post from staff leaders at Stramash’s Outdoor Nursery site in Elgin shares the news that their nature-based and child–led learning approach has gained significant recognition from the Care Commission. Stramash is one of a growing number of Outdoor Nurseries, Forest and Nature Kindergartens in Scotland,…

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Connect with nature- free activity ideas from the Sensory Trust

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Great activities from the Sensory Trust designed to be suitable for a wide range of participants and to suit a variety of needs. Activities focus on engaging the senses and using nature and the outdoors.

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Scotland’s Outdoor Learning Directory aims to provide a portal to services supporting outdoor learning which are provided by these Scottish organisations.

Forestry Commission Scotland Scottish Natural Heritage Lomond & Trossachs NP Natural Scotland Cairngorms National Park Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh SEPA Education Scotland Historic Environment Scotland