Climate Change and Sustainability Grants

For organisations

Your Councillor Community Fund

Up to £5,000 available through County Councillors to help residents, voluntary and community organisations deliver initiatives that benefit local people in key areas such as Creating a greener future.

Small Community Projects Fund

Funding of between £1,000 and £50,000 for capital community projects supporting Surrey’s Community Vision 2030 objectives. Capital funding is money to improve building, equipment, infrastructure, or software.

Large Community Projects Fund

Amounts over £10,000 available for larger community-led capital projects, demonstrating local need and support through consultation, that provide a wide community benefit beyond existing services.

Network Rail Community Tree Planting Fund

Grants in excess of £2,500 available to community tree planting projects that are well planned, sustainable, and directly benefit people and communities. 

SWR Customer and Communities Improvement Fund

Funding available to projects addressing a social or community need, including environmental sustainability, and educate or engage with communities on the SWR network.

Heathrow Community Trust Grants                 

Up to £15,000 per year of funding available through the Community Together, Environment and Sustainability, and Projects for Young People programmes.

National Lottery Awards for All

Voluntary or community organisations can apply for funding of between £300 and £20,000 for projects that build strong community relationships and improve spaces and places that matter to local people.

Lush Charity Pot

£100 to £10,000 available to organisations focussed on multiple themes, including Environment. The funding prioritises projects focussed on long-term change and run by small, grassroot groups. 

A3 EV Grant Funding Programme

Available to businesses and charities regularly driving diesel vans on the A3 in Guildford, contributing £5,000 for small and £10,000 for large new electric light commercial vehicles when switching.

Workplace charging scheme

Open to businesses and charities to support upfront costs and installation of electric vehicle (EV) charge points, covering up to 75% of costs capped at £350 per socket and 40 sockets per applicant.

For individuals

Home Upgrade Grant Phase 2

Action Surrey Grants accessible to low-income or stretched-income Surrey residents in off-gas properties for a range of eligible measures that help to save on energy bills and improve home energy efficiency.

Boiler Upgrade Scheme

£7,500 available towards the cost and installation of heat pumps, or £5,000 towards biomass boilers, for property owners with a valid Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) switching to these low carbon heating systems.

Great British Insulation Scheme

Get free or cheaper insulation for your home to reduce your energy bills if you have an Energy Performance Certificate of D to G and are in Council tax band A to D.

Action Surrey

Not sure if you’re eligible for a grant? Visit the Action Surrey website and get free advice on reducing your energy consumption and saving on your bills.

Other grant funding sites