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voluntary organisations, social enterprises and volunteering
Letís Do Net Zero Community Buildings Fund
Created: 21/06/2022, Updated: 23/06/2022
The Scottish Government’s Community and Renewable Energy Scheme (CARES) is here to support communities to engage with, participate in and benefit from the energy transition to net zero.
The new Let’s Do Net Zero Community Buildings Fund from CARES will help community organisations reduce their building energy costs and greenhouse gas emissions. The fund is now open and is planned to run until the end of March 2025, subject to funding availability.
Funding is available for many types of self-managed community buildings, including:
Who can apply
Applicants must be constituted non-profit-distributing community organisations- including organisations with charitable status- that are established and operating across a geographically defined community, or faith groups.
Some common community organisation structures include: