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The Environment Now returns with new £10k funding round

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The Environment Now
Good news for young entrepreneurs in the UK with digital ideas providing environmental solutions - a new funding round via The Environment Now is open and the closing date has been extended until November 14th 2017.

The Environment Now is a fab opportunity care of O2’s Think Big that will fund 17-24 years olds up to £10k to create their unique digital ideas to help the environment, such as improving energy efficiency, reducing waste, or recycling.

We reported on the last round of The Environment Now back in August and it is great to see some innovative ideas coming to fruition because of the programme. Managed by the National Youth Agency, The Environment Now funds innovative digital ideas to improve energy efficiency, reduce waste or increase recycling. Via their partner O2 they are also offer work experience, project leaders mentoring, and insight sessions with industry professionals.

To apply for The Environment Now you need to:

  • Be 17-24 years old

  • Use digital technology to solve an environmental issue - this could include:

  • Use digital skills and/ digital connectivity

  • The use of existing or new technologies and digital platforms

  • Using digital research & data management

  • Be based within the UK

  • Be committed to completing the project within 10 months.

  • Have a passion to inspire other young people.

Applications for the latest round of funding are now open until November 14th, so head straight over to The Environment Now website to read the full criteria and apply for funding!

Keep up to date with #TheEnvironmentNow and follow @natyouthagency  @GoThinkBig  @OBrightFuture on Twitter.

The Environment Now programme is funded by O2 and the National Lottery through the Big Lottery Fund, and is part of the Our Bright Future programme. It is managed by the National Youth Agency.

The Environment Now

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Published on: 30th September 2017

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