Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise Energy Efficiency Scheme now open

The VCSE Energy Efficiency Scheme will help voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations (VCSEs) across England to deliver more efficient services for people and communities by saving money on their energy bills.

The scheme is offering independent energy assessments to help identify energy-saving opportunities in your building.

From January, the scheme will also be offering capital grants to implement measures recommended in your assessment.

Applicant organisations must be a VCSE based in England and delivering frontline services. They must be able to demonstrate that they are financially sustainable, require support around energy and are not suitable for blended finance or loan support through other schemes.

The scheme is funded as part of a package of over £100 million of support being delivered by the Government to help frontline delivery organisations with the increased cost of living.

Use the eligibility checker to see if you’re eligible to apply for the cost and delivery of an Independent Energy Assessment (IEA).  If you’re successful, Groundwork will match you up with an independent energy assessor who will work with you to assess your building and help identify energy-saving opportunities.

Find out more here