Powering our future: how community energy groups are tackling the climate crisis
The Next Generation programme is a £1m+ fund and expert support programme, created by Power to Change to pioneer innovative community-led energy projects and business models. Existing community energy businesses will be supported to develop into holistic energy businesses that provide benefits across their local community.
Find out more: www.powertochange.org.uk/get-support/programmes/next-generation-community-energy-programme/
The M&S Community Business Challenge is coming to Bradford and Bristol in 2019. Community businesses can apply for mentoring from M&S and a small Power to Change grant.
Find out more: www.communitybusinesschallenge.co.uk/
The Community Business Fund designed to support existing community businesses with grants to help them progress towards self-sufficiency. It will be re-opening for applications in September 2019.
Find out more: www.powertochange.org.uk/get-support/programmes/community-business-fund/
Read more case studies - Gawcott Fields Community Solarin Buckinghamshire; Grimsby Community Energy; and Sheffield Renewables.
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Photograph by Susan Brown FRPS