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:

Current Funds

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

Council Funds

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 – we are currently working on a Councillor briefing document to encourage Councils to set up funds to support community energy projects.

Fuel Poverty Work

Ebico Trust

Energy Industry Voluntary Redress Scheme (charities only – possibility for partnerships)

Power to Change

Energy Efficiency

Reaching Communities England

UK Power Networks

Energy Saving Trust

City Bridge Trust

Community Energy General Project Funding

Awards for All

BA carbon fund

Big Lottery Fund

London Community Energy Fund

Power to Change – Next Generation

Co-Operative Local Community Fund  

Empower Community

Naturesave Trust

Esmée Fairbairn Foundation

London Community Foundation

 Policy/Campaigning Funds

Polden Puckham

Friends Provident

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