Clean Diversification Grant

This grant fund aims to support businesses in diversifying into areas of activity that will enable them to operate more sustainably, efficiently and for them to be as low-carbon as possible.

Eligible Organisations

This project will support:

  • Limited Companies, including social enterprises and CICs
  • Sole Traders / Partnerships
  • Charitable Organisations

Organisations will be asked for proof of being registered to pay tax in the UK before any grant can be approved.

Business support organisations including Libraries Unlimited and Business Information Point can make applications on behalf of organisations they are supporting.

How to Apply

Use the button at the bottom of this page to fill in our online application form.

The application form will require the following information:

  • Details about the organisation
  • A summary of the project proposal, in less than 200 words describing the element(s) of Clean Diversification you are looking to implement.
  • Which organisation will be delivering the project for your business, and how they were selected?
  • Total project costs.
  • Amount of award requested from the Clean Diversification Grant Programme.
  • Any measurable outputs / outcomes the project will deliver.
  • A recent (last 3 months) bank statement, showing active business transactions.

Proposals should focus on:

  • What the project is.
  • How does the project fit the criteria detailed in the guidance document linked below?

Project proposals will be required to provide at least 50% of their total project costs as match funding for the programme.

Projects will be scored by a panel, against several criteria. These will include value for money, carbon footprint impact and economic benefit.

Please note, the application form cannot be saved once started!

Please ensure you have all details, including a recent bank statement, ready before applying

Apply for a Clean Diversification Grant

Grant Documentation