Grants of up to £600 (in exceptional cases £1,000) are available for projects that tackle marine litter. The funding is available to marine conservation charities and not for profit organisations for projects that clean beaches and provide recycling options for materials gathered.
Previous projects supported include Mill Strand Integrated School, Portrush, Northern Ireland which received a grant of £300 for litter picking as part of outdoor classroom learning and sponsoring and installing a 2minutebeachclean station; and Neptune's Army of Rubbish Cleaners (NARC) which received a grant of £500 to continue the work of this voluntary group of divers to keep the underwater environment in Pembrokeshire litter free. The next deadline to apply is 30th September 2018. Full details of this can be found here