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 will be the ‘right fit’ for the funder:


  • Fuel Poverty Work

Ebico Trust

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


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 funders


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.