Depending on your organisation sector, there are many grants available for your solar canopy or carport.
Our solar products have recently been accepted by LoCASE (the Low Carbon Across the South East programme) so our customers can receive free cash towards their solar project if they meet the requirements. Please see below for more details.
Last updated: February 2018
You may be eligible for funds towards your solar canopy or solar carport by taking advantage of the Low Carbon Across the South East programme (LoCASE).
If you qualify, LoCASE can provide up to 40% of the costs of your new solar structure to help you become a more sustainable business. The minimum grant that can be awarded is £1,000. The maximum grant amount is £10,000.
There are a number of conditions that makes you eligible for the grants, for instance you must:
Sectors that are not eligible are:
Please find below a list of alternative links which can help fund your Solar Project.
Our updates are ongoing and we plan to add more as soon as we find them. So please check back regularly for the latest information:
Carbon Trust - The Carbon Trust help business put cost-saving energy efficiency strategies into practice, with leases, loans, finance and implementation support to make energy efficiency easy.
Veolia Environmental Trust - The Veolia Environmental trust reward funding to non profit groups who’s projects can aid the environment or the community. Their average award for funding ranges between £20,000 to £25,000.
SITA Trust - Sita trust offer an Enhancing Communities Programme for community improvement projects. This funding is available for non profit organizations and groups across the UK. These grants can range up to £60,000.
WREN - The Waste Recycling Environmental group WREN offer a Small Grant Scheme that can offer between £2,000 to £15,000 for projects that support the community
Tescos - The Tescos Community Awards scheme provides one-off donations between £500 and £4,000 to registered charities and non profit organisations working on local projects to support education, welfare, the elderly and children and adults with disabilities
City Bridge Trust - The City Bridge Trust offer funding via their Working With Londoners Grant. They have 7 different sectors to help the London area with Accessibility, Environment, Mental Health etc and can offer up to £500,000 to sector organisations and registered charities
Moto In The Community - A grant making trust that aim to make positive difference in the 49 communities around the UK which they are a part of.
Key Fund - Key Fund provides funding to Social Enterprises working in a wide variety of areas and sectors to enable them to develop and grow. They support projects that have a community or environmental benefit. Maximum value of their grants is £150,000
Naturesave Trust - Funding environmental and conservation projects throughout the UK including wind and solar projects. They can offer up to £10,000 per project
Ancaster Trust - Available to charitable organisations undertaking medical, social welfare or community projects within the UK. Their funding is directed mainly at Environmental projects and supporting the disadvantaged.
If you have any questions, or to find out if you qualify for a Free Site Survey call now:
0800 389 9072 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are awarded a grant for a solar project, you will not be able to qualify for the FiT scheme
Able Canopies Ltd. have not been endorsed by any of the above charities/organisations in anyway. Our previous customers have that stated that they have successfully received funding from these sources and we have mentioned them for your information only.