The Phase 2a Biodiversity Investment Fund (BIF) was a £2 million fund that was allocated for projects that enhance biodiversity through the creation and restoration of ecological habitats.

In line with the Government announcement on the 4 October 2023, HS2 Funds for Phase 2a -which includes CEF, BLEF and the Biodiversity Investment Fund (BIF) – are closed for applications.

If you need any further information, please email or you can find out more about the Government announcement here.