CARES funding available now

Available now: 

- CARES enablement grants 

Please read the CARES CARES Funding call 2020: information and guidance pack’ as well as the guidance on the enablement grant page. 

Please read below to get an idea of the type of support that may be available. If you are thinking of developing a renewables project why not take a look at our site guides, project models and case studies to see what might work. 


What type of funding is available from CARES?

There are three types of funding:

  • Development funding - (currently closed to new applications) to complete community engagement activities, feasibility work and options appraisals to develop new local energy projects.
  • Capital funding(currently closed to new applications) for the capital costs of local energy projects.
  • Enablement grants – these are available all year round, you don’t have to wait for a funding call to apply.