This is really well put together, I am delighted with the end result.
Keith Manger, Kew’s Millennium Seed Bank at Wakehurst Place

Energy Efficiency Grants for East Sussex Businesses

The Sustainable Business Partnership CIC is administering a grant scheme funded by East Sussex County Council designed to help businesses reduce energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions.

Grants

An SME may apply for a grant of up to £1000 to cover a maximum 40% of the total value of their energy efficiency project through the Sustainable Business Partnership CIC.

Who Can Apply?

The grant is available to any business, social enterprise or charity that:

To apply for a grant the SME must also have:

Public sector organisations and schools are not eligible for funding.

Energy Audit

An Energy Audit will help show us that the project you are applying for is suitable for your premises and will result in quantifiable energy and greenhouse gas emissions reductions.

Energy Audits are available free of charge through the LoCASE programme: www.carbonsmart.co.uk/locase-project. Please visit www.carbonsmart.co.uk/locase-project/ for more information. You can contact Carbon Smart by calling 01323 790 030 or emailing locase@carbonsmart.co.uk.

If you have received an Energy Audit through a different programme this may also be accepted. Please contact us on 01273 964239 or info@sustainablebusiness.org.uk.”

Application process

Download Application Form

You can download your application form using the link above. You will need to complete a grant application form providing the following:

Please remember to read the terms and condition on the application form.

To apply for the grant please email your completed application form and supporting documents to info@sustainablebusiness.org.uk

Application outcome

Once your application is submitted we will contact you to confirm the outcome of your application

If your application is successful you will need to ensure the project is installed within two months of the grant award and will need to provide supporting evidence (including photographs and a copy of the contractor’s invoice) prior to receiving payment of the grant.

It is recommended that you contact the Sustainable Business Partnership CIC before completing your application to check your eligibility and for advice on which projects are most suitable email us on info@sustainablebusiness.org.uk or call us on 01273 964239

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Upcoming Events

  • 10/10/2018 9:30 amEnergy Saving Workshop, Newhaven
  • 16/10/2018 9:00 amBusiness Networking Breakfast, Croydon
  • 30/10/2018 9:30 amSustainability Tour of Tuppenny Barn, Emsworth
  • 08/11/2018 8:00 amBusiness Networking Breakfast, Crawley
  • 21/11/2018 9:30 amSustainability Tour of Denbies Wine Estate, Dorking
  • 29/11/2018 9:30 amEnergy Saving Workshop, Croydon
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