Helping societies flourish

Part of the Tachinid Recording Scheme specimen collection

From developing new websites to running public events, OPAL grants have funded a diverse range of projects for natural history societies and recording schemes across the country.

You can now read our 2009 case studies to learn more about some of the societies and projects we supported. How did they use their money? Were the results a success?

Learn about the Shropshire Botanical Society’s Herbaria at Home project and discover how you can get involved. Read about the public event organised by the British Pteridological Society and find out how the Tachinid Recording Scheme used its grant to deal with its ever-expanding specimen collection.

Interested in funding for your society?
The application deadline for the 2010 OPAL Grants Scheme is 4 May 2010. So act fast to be in with a chance.