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Funding Boost for ‘Green’ Community Projects in Lichfield and Cannock Districts

Mon 17 Dec 2018

Southern Staffordshire Community Energy (SSCE) Community Fund

Grants up to £2,000 for energy saving, energy audits and general environmental work undertaken by community groups in Lichfield and Cannock Chase districts

Closing date: 15th February 2019

Grants can be made for contribution to the total cost of a project or to fund the whole project. Projectsust start after the 1 March and be completed by the 31 December 2019


Eligible projects include:


•             Improving the energy efficiency and reduce the carbon footprint of community buildings including energy audits.

•             Measures which will contribute to installation of renewable energy

•             Capital or revenue costs of other types of environmental projects (e.g. bio diversity, food production, sustainable transport)

•             Assisting local community organisations in raising their related understanding and skill levels around environmental issues


Guidance notes and an application form can be obtained from the SSCE website www.ssce.co.uk or from Community Fund for Staffordshire https://staffsfoundation.org.uk/grants/ssce-community-energy-grants/?dm_i=1T5F,6281X,E1WYT0,NSC21,


Informal enquiries can be made by contacting Robin Taylor. SSCE Community Fund Lead on r.taylor@virgin.net or 0773 8939271


Applications must be submitted by 15th February 2019.