Grants and Funding
There are several regional, national and European funds available for efficiency measures and renewable energy projects of all sizes. Click the links below to find the latest information on the grants and funding available.
Warm Homes Healthy People fund 2013-14
Mid Suffolk District Council is working with local authorities across Suffolk to support those who are struggling to keep warm or are worried about the cost of heating their home. The funding is designed to support those most in need. Family members, friends or neighbours are urged to help them.
The funding can offer, subject to eligibility:
- a free home energy survey carried out by an independent surveyor,
- emergency boiler repairs, or
- free temporary heater loan;
- help with cost of the home insulation
- energy- efficiency measures including draught proofing,
- assistance with paying fuel bills.
People could qualify for the free survey if they own or privately rent their home and:
- someone living in the property is over 60 or under 5 years old or
- someone living in the property is in receipt of a disability or means tested benefit or
- the property is within Council Tax band A-C
To find out more or book a survey call 08456 037 686 (Local rate, lines open Monday-Friday 9 - 5pm). Please note we have only member of staff to answer calls so if the line is busy please ring again.
Survey appointments are available evenings and weekends, as well as during the day.
Creating the Greenest County is an aspiration that involves the whole county in enhancing the natural and historic environment and responding to climate change. For details follow the link below:
All seven local authorities in Suffolk work together as Suffolk Energy Action Link (SEAL). The main priority for SEAL is to promote domestic energy efficiency and encourage a reduction in energy use within the home.
Ipswich and Suffolk Credit Union
A credit union is a cooperative financial institution that is owned and controlled by its members and operated for the purpose of promoting thrift, providing credit at reasonable rates, and providing other financial services to its members.
Other funding opportunities in Suffolk
Funding and grants from the Government.
Energy Saving Trust
The Energy Saving Trust is here to give impartial, accurate and authoritative advice on how to reduce carbon emissions and use water more sustainably, as well as to help people to save money on energy bills.
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Mid Suffolk District Council, 131 High Street, Needham Market, IPSWICH IP6 8DL
Telephone: 0845 606 6067