Litter Innovation Fund – Deadline for EOI is 26th September 2017


The Litter Innovation Fund (LIF), is a £450,000 programme, funded by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) and the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG).

The Overall aim is to: Reduce litter by funding innovative approaches to pilot, implement and evaluate small scale local research projects that could be replicated more widely.

The fund provides Grants up to £10,000. It is intended to be used to help investigate and implement innovative ways of reducing litter arisings. Standard litter picking activities are not in scope for this fund. A total of £45,000 of grant funding has been set aside for projects aimed specifically at reducing litter entering the marine environment.

All projects should be completed within a six-month timescale from date of award.

If you are not familiar with the LIF and application process, it is advisable to download the Guidance document that contains more information. The Guidance document, Terms & Conditions and Expression of Interest are available by completing the form below.

The Application process will operate in two phases.

Initial Timescales

  • Expression of Interest – closes 26 September
  • Assessment period – 27 September – 13 October
  • Invite submission of full applications – w/c 16 October
  • Application round closes – 17 November

Following this initial round, further tranches will be made available, dates to be announced.

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