Coronavirus: £100m Zoo Animals Fund opens for applications

Monday, August 3, 2020

The £100m Zoo Animals Fund, announced on 27 June, is now open for applications from zoos and aquariums.

The £100m Zoo Animals Fund, announced on 27 June , is now open for applications.

The new fund will provide funding for zoos and aquariums which need additional support in caring for their animals following a drop in income caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

From today, licensed zoos and aquariums which are facing severe financial difficulties as a result of the virus will be able apply for government grants of up to £730,000 to pay for animal welfare related costs and essential maintenance.

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