Grants available to community groups and SMEs either operating or having impact within the Lake District National Park for projects to reduce their carbon footprint.
- Funding body:
- Lake District Foundation
- Maximum value:
- £ 20,000
- Application deadline:
- None specified
Low Carbon Lake District Grants are provided by the Lake District Foundation with funding from the European Structural Investment Fund.
Objectives of Fund
The aim of the grants is to support local businesses and community groups with projects and activities to reduce their carbon footprint.
Grants of up to £20,000 are available (up to 60% of project costs).
Who Can Apply
SMEs and community groups operating or having some impact within the Lake District National Park can apply.
Examples of types of projects that could be funded include:
- Low Carbon energy generation such as Solar Photo Voltaic, Solar Thermal, Biomass, Anaerobic digestion, Small hydro power, and Ground and Air Source Heat Pumps.
- Energy efficiency projects such as Variable Speed drives, Voltage optimisation, Infrared Heating, LED lighting, and upgrading to efficient appliances.
- Sustainable transport such as Vehicle Charging Points and e-cargo bikes.
- AI and smart technology, such as smart food waste bins.
Cumbria - Lake District National Park
How To Apply
Applications can be made at any time.
Applicants should first complete the online registration form available from the website. Eligible organisations will then be invited to complete an Expression of Interest form.
Contact the Lake District Foundation for further information.
Useful documents & links
Addresses and contacts
For further information on how to obtain this grant locally, please contact the following:
Lake District Foundation
Murley Moss Business Park
Tel: 01539 822622
Email: [email protected]