Carbon Innovation Fund

Funding to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions (opens for applications 22 November)

We’re offering funding of between £75k and £100k to support food and farming projects that are tackling the climate crisis by reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

Our Carbon Innovation Fund will support up to 10 projects in year one. Eligible organisations include charities, social enterprises, co-operatives and local, regional and national governments worldwide.

Read more in our Guidance Notes. Check back here to apply from Monday 22 November.

What we’re looking for

Our Carbon Innovation Fund will support projects that reduce greenhouse gas emissions and could be related to one of the following:

  • Farming and food production practices
  • Initiatives around regenerative agriculture/agro-ecology
  • Community supported agriculture initiatives
  • Supporting diversity, resilience and learning amongst key players in the food & farming sector
  • Behaviour change (among consumers or producers)

First stage applications will open on 22 November and close at 12pm (midday) on Friday 10 December.

We will let you know the outcome of your first stage application by 17 January 2022.

Find out more

Watch Ella and Aruna from our team talk in more depth about available funding in this webinar.

Working with the Co-op

Funding for the Carbon Innovation Fund has been donated by the Co-op from the sale of compostable carrier bags in the UK and our own Co-op Foundation funds.