Grants are available for registered charities to carry out projects that help to tackle fuel poverty in Great Britain.
- Energy efficiency measures – improving home energy efficiency through draught proofing, insulating and/or other practical measures.
- Income maximisation – providing funding to front line charities that carry out benefits advice to households missing out on financial help that they are entitled to through welfare benefits and tax credits.
- Fuel debt assistance - providing assistance, or funding the provision by other persons of assistance, to reduce or cancel debts for household electricity or gas supply, where such assistance is provided as part of a package of measures aimed at providing customers with long-term relief from fuel poverty.
- Any combination of the above.
Grants of up to £50,000 are available to registered charities in Great Britain for projects that address fuel poverty explicitly and as the primary purpose and include the provision of energy efficiency advice.
Organisations can apply for funding to support projects or schemes covering the following:
The 2015 deadlines for applications are 3 February 2015, 19 May 2015 and 15 September 2015.
A maximum of 30 fully completed applications will be presented to the Trustees at any one meeting and applications are considered on a first come, first served basis. Any eligible and complete applications not dealt with will be carried forward to the next meeting.