Applications for Community and Voluntary Energy Support Scheme Closing 20 Jan

Posted on 9 Jan 2023

The Community and Voluntary Energy Support Scheme (CVESS) is open for applications until Friday, 20 January 2023 at 3pm (15:00 hrs). This fund will be administered by @pobal and is part of the #ReduceYourUse initiative.

The Community and Voluntary Energy Support Scheme launched on 21 November to provide for a once-off payment to eligible charities and community and voluntary sector organisations towards their energy costs for 2022. 

Organisations that have an application in draft will be able to complete and submit their application.  Organisations that have already submitted their application will not be able to reapply.  Please note that the application process for organisations with multiple facilities or branches has been updated.

Who Can Apply?

A community and voluntary organisation or charity that does not generate income from trading or commercial activities.

Who Can’t Apply

Organisations included on the following list of Ineligible Organisations are not eligible to apply under CVESS.

If you are eligible to apply under any of the following Government Energy Support Schemes delivered by other Government Departments and Agencies, you are not eligible to apply under CVESS. A brief description of those schemes can also be viewed HERE.

How To Apply

Application form and guidance
Bill Schedule
Facility or Branch List Template

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