Thursday, 17 December 2015
Scottish Power - Energy People Trust Open for 2016 (GB)
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:
- Energy efficiency measures improving home energy efficiency through draught proofing, insulating and or other practical measures.
- Income maximisation providing funding to front line charities who 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.
The 2016 deadlines for applications are 12 January 2016 and 17 May 2016. There will be a further deadline later in the year for the meeting in November 2016.
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.