The MCS Charitable Foundation is currently inviting applications from UK organisations – including charities, other forms of not-for-profits and public agencies – for a range of projects that advance the mission to accelerate the adoption of renewable energy and low carbon technologies.
The deadline for applications is Monday 19 October 2020.
o Applications that have matched funding will be looked upon favourably.
o Grants will usually be for £5,000 to £50,000. In exceptional cases grants will be considered for higher amounts up to £100,000.
o Applications may be submitted from public organisations and not-for-profit companies as well as charities.
o Funding should usually be for specific time-bound projects that meet the Foundation’s mission. Projects should have a UK-wide impact, either through having a national reach or through developing/demonstrating an innovative approach that could be replicated, adapted or scaled up. As a UK-wide Foundation, bids specific to the context in the devolved nations and regions are welcome.
o Bids should fall into one of the following themes:
– Education, skills and CPD.
– Public awareness/information and consumer confidence.
– Zero carbon planning.
– Local zero carbon delivery initiatives.
o Bids should also meet at least one of the following criteria:
– Seed funding for innovative initiatives.
– Support delivery of a proof of concept.
– Research to support innovation or capacity building in one of the themed areas.
– Sharing good practice.