Here is a list of organisations that fund community energy activities in London. To save yourself time and energy, please ensure you research the eligibility thoroughly to ensure your activities are relevant to the funder:
Viridor Credits – up to £100,000 available for capital funding (location restrictions apply, and certain buildings ineligible e.g. schools/ hospitals/ day centres. Also 10% of funds must be match funded)
Triodos Community Renewables Underwriting Facility (T-CRUF) – open now, £10 millon launched June 2019
Islington Council Community Energy Fund (ICEF) – Currently open to applications
Camden Council Climate Fund: Community Energy Grant – Open until 31st March 2020
Interested in getting your Council to introduce a community energy fund? Please email firstname.lastname@example.org – we are currently working on a Councillor briefing document to encourage Councils to set up funds to support community energy projects.
Fuel Poverty Work
Energy Industry Voluntary Redress Scheme (charities only – possibility for partnerships)
Power to Change
Reaching Communities England
UK Power Networks
Energy Saving Trust
City Bridge Trust
Community Energy General Project Funding
The Mayor of London has also developed a number of funding initiatives that may be helpful for community energy projects in London.
A comprehensive list of funding opportunities is available through Community Energy England’s website, but please be aware these may not all be available for London.
Another fantastic resource is Funding Central who will send you updates with relevant funding opportunities