The Energy Saving Trust has announced that charities in England, Scotland and Wales can apply for funding through the Energy Redress Scheme (Round 6). The scheme which distribute payments from energy companies who may have breached rules funds projects that support energy consumers in vulnerable situations.
There are three funds open in the Round. These are the:
- Small Project Fund for grants of between £20,000 and £49,999;
- Main Fund for grants between £50,000 and £2 million
- Innovation Fund for grants of between £50,000 and £750,000 for the development of products and/ or services, which are genuinely innovative and not currently accessible to energy consumers or certain groups of energy consumers.
Charities wishing to access the Energy Industry Voluntary Redress Scheme must complete a simple online information form so that Energy Saving Trust can check whether they are eligible to apply