We support and enable groups to put greener living at the heart of their communities
We'll partner with you through your whole project journey; helping you to realise your plans and making your community a better place.
Our free services include:
Access to our secure referral portal: Referring individuals to us will ensure they get the best, impartial energy advice to help them keep warm for less. It's free and easy to use and it's completely secure. Watch this film to find out more:
Workshops and training: Want to train staff and volunteers in energy efficiency, giving advice or working with people in fuel poverty? We'll signpost you to professional, accredited energy advice training and help your community access Home Energy Scotland's services. We're highly flexible - we can run sessions for multiple organisations at one of our network of advice centres, or deliver in-house events tailored to your exact needs.
Go to Local Energy Scotland's website to find out more about the Scottish Government's Community and Renewable Energy Scheme (CARES). They offer a free and impartial service that helps organisations develop community and locally owned renewable energy projects.
Go to Keep Scotland Beautiful's website to find out about the Scottish Government's Climate Challenge Fund. It provides funding and support for community-led projects to tackle climate change and reduce carbon emissions.
Find out how we supported the Kyle of Sutherland Development Trust with their Greening Kyle project.
Thinking about making energy efficiency improvements to your community building? Take a look at the Green Network for Business for more case studies and tips.
Having the funds to deliver your fantastic project is vital. We'll help you navigate the funding landscape.
There’s lots of help out there to make your community greener – but sometimes it’s tricky to know who to turn to. This free community support pack will help you on your way.Order your free pack
Any questions? We’re happy to chat and are just a phone call away – call our Communities Officer on 0131 555 8688, or send us an email.Email us
Our free quarterly newsletter features events near you and news and information on funding, energy saving and more.Sign up today