Funding for off-grid rural communities

Funding for off-grid rural communities

Rural communities throughout the UK could be eligible for funding from the Calor Rural Community Fund.

FundingEstablished in 2017, the fund from energy provider Calor aims to give off-grid communities the chance to gain funding for projects that will improve local life.

Last year’s winning projects included a swing for a community park, a new piano for a community choir, books for a rural school library and the installation of fibre broadband into an off-grid village.

With a total fund of £50,000 and with 21 individual prize pots up for grabs, this year’s Calor Rural Community Fund will be open for applications from 20 March to 30 April.

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