Grants for Pond and Wetland Creation (Free)

What is the grant available for?

Lincolnshire County Council will provide a grant for creating ponds and wetlands in order to increase biodiversity and enhance the landscape.

Although not essential, preference may be given to schemes that make links between existing habitats or landscape features or are accessible to the public.

Capital or Revenue or both?

Capital.

Percentage of Project Cost

Upto 50% of the project cost.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The grant is open to anyone who owns or manages land.  It cannot be used on farmland entered into Higher Level Schemes, but can be used in connection with the Entry Level Scheme.
  • Planting for private gardens and works required as a condition of planning permission are not eligible.  Grants can not be awarded retrospectively.
  • Grants will not be awarded to schemes that have an adverse effect on historic or important sites for wildlife.

Delivery targets and required outcomes

The project must creating ponds or wetlands which increase biodiversity and enhance the landscape.

Grant amounts available

Maximum grant is £500.

Who provides the grant?

Lincolnshire County Council

How to Apply

Complete the application form available on the website.