Funding To Help Fuel Poor Households Heat Their Homes – 28th September 2018 (England, Scotland & Wales)

The Warm Homes Fund is a £150million fund funded by the National Grid and administered by Affordable Warmth Solutions (AWS). The fund aims to help make households warmer, healthier and cheaper to heat. Running over 3-years and providing capital funding for the installation of affordable heating solutions in fuel poor households who do not use mains gas as their primary heating fuel. This can include:

  • Condensing Gas
  • Oil and LPG boilers
  • Air and Ground Source Heat Pumps
  • Bio Mass Boilers; etc.

The Fund is open to bids from local authorities, housing associations and their partners and is split in to three categories focusing on urban, rural and health-related solutions.

This funding round will focus on rural homes and communities – some of the most severely fuel poor households are those without a mains gas connection in rural locations.

Successful proposals will highlight:

  • The number of fuel poor households supported
  • Strategic fit with the Governments Fuel Poverty Strategy
  • Value for money
  • The benefit created i.e. energy efficiency increases and bill savings
  • Strength of delivery plans, project management and assurance of delivery.

The closing date for applications is the 28th September 2018.

Useful Documents:

Bidding Guidance

Application Form

Frequently Asked Questions

https://www.affordablewarmthsolutions.org.uk/warm-homes-fund/overview

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