Energy Redress Scheme Reopens to Applications
Funding to support vulnerable consumers, promote innovation and the reduction of carbon emissions in the energy sector.
Energy Saving Trust is administering the latest round of Energy Redress Scheme funding, with a funding pot of £3 million split across the following streams:
- Small Project Fund: grants of between £20,000 and £49,999 for projects that will support energy consumers in vulnerable situations.
- Main Project Fund: grants of between £50,000 and £300,000 for projects that will support energy consumers in vulnerable situations.
- Innovation Fund: grants of between £20,000 and £200,000 for projects that will develop innovative products or services to benefit energy consumers.
- Carbon Emissions Reduction Fund: grants of between £20,000 and £200,000 for projects that encourage householders to reduce their carbon emissions.
- The Main and Small Project funds are open only to registered charities while the Innovation and Carbon Emissions Reduction funds are also open to Community Interest Companies, Community Benefit Societies and Cooperative Societies.
Groups must be operating in England, Scotland or Wales to be eligible.
Grants can be used for capital or revenue funding and can provide up to 100% of the project cost. Projects lasting up to two years can be funded.
Organisations that have not yet registered with the scheme must do so 10 working days before the closure of the fund to allow time for eligibility checks to take place.
The deadline to apply is 5pm on 30 January 2023.
(This report was the subject of a GRANTfinder Newsflash.)