Orchard Energy Community Fund now open for applications (Closing date 31st October 2018)

The Community Fund, donated by Orchard Community Energy, is now open for applications. The members of Orchard Community Energy have allocated a community fund of £10,000 for projects starting in 2019.

Charities are invited to apply for grants to assist in financing community projects, grants start at a minimum of £2,000 and to a maximum of £5,000.

Projects must benefit the residents of Swale and/or Medway districts of Kent.

The beneficiary must be a Charity and cannot be an individual.

The project must address at least one of the following objectives: wildlife conservation, climate change mitigation, the alleviation of fuel poverty or support for vulnerable or disadvantaged groups.

The project should be ready to start in January 2019 and aim to be completed by the end of the year.

Completed applications must be received by midday on 31st October 2018.

For full details of how to apply please download the Guide for Applicants 2018 and the Application for Funding Summary Form 2018 from the Documents section of the website http://orchard.coop/.