Available grants

Further information on the scheme’s scope, eligibility criteria and how to apply are available on the links provided.

Please get in touch with us if you would like to speak to someone about developing your CNZ projects and potential routes to market to support any successful applications.

Live funding opportunities

Please note this is not an exhaustive list of funding opportunities. 

This information was accurate as of 30 January 2023 at 08:46am.

Office for Zero Emission Vehicles (OZEV): Workplace Charging Scheme

Category

electric vehicle (EV) Charging

Description

The voucher-based scheme provides eligible businesses with support towards the upfront costs of purchasing and installing EV chargepoints. All businesses can use it to help provision chargepoints for their staff or fleets. Charities and small accommodation businesses can further use it to provision chargepoints for their guests or visitors.

Total value

£50 million

Applications open

1 September 2016

Applications close

31 March 2024

Application page

Visit the application page.

Our route to market

Tailored routes to procure EV charging Infrastructure – from consultancy to complete end-to-end services.

Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Solutions

Transport Technology and Associated Services

Complementary agreements

Vehicle Purchase

Fleet Lease

Energy Supply

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA): Woodland Partnership (Forestry England)

Category

Reforestation

Description

A lease scheme available to private and public landowners with options of 60 or 120 years. Forestry England (FE) are looking for land plots suitable for tree planting ideally of 50Ha+. Once the lease is agreed FE will design, plant and manage the new woodland and the landowner will receive a negotiated rent.

Total Value

£50 million 

Applications Open

31 March 2022

Applications Close

30 March 2024

Application Page

Visit the application page.

Our route to market

Dynamic Purchasing System for low cost, low value and uncomplex procurement requirements

Low Value Purchasing System

Office for Zero Emission Vehicles (OZEV): electric vehicle (EV) chargepoint grant for landlords

Category

electric vehicle (EV) Chargers

Description

The grant provides residential and commercial landlords, social housing providers or property factors funding to install EV chargepoints in rental and leasehold properties.

Total value

£350 – £30,000

Applications open

1 April 2022

Applications close

31 March 2024

Application page

Visit the application page.

Our route to market

Tailored routes to procure EV charging Infrastructure – from  consultancy to complete end-to-end services.

Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Solutions

Transport Technology and Associated Services

Complementary agreements

Vehicle Purchase

Fleet Lease

Energy Supply

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA): Fisheries and Seafood Scheme

Category

Marine Ecology

Description

The Fisheries and Seafood Scheme provides financial assistance for projects that support the development of the catching, processing and aquaculture sectors, and for projects that enhance the marine environment. The scheme is available to applicants whose organisation and/or vessels are registered in England.

Total value

£6 million per annum

Applications open

13 April 2022

Applications close

28 February 2025

Application page

Visit the application page.

Our route to market

Transport Technology and Associated Services offer a range of Maritime transport technology solutions: consultancy and business case support, AQ measurement, data analytics and solutions for shoreside charging of electric vessels. 

SPARK DPS offers a route to procure new innovations, with filters to select suppliers with Maritime capability. Innovative suppliers can be onboarded at any point.

Transport Technology and Associated Services

SPARK

Forestry Commission: Tree Health Pilot

Category

Tree Planting

Description

The tree health pilot scheme will test different ways of slowing the spread of pests and diseases affecting trees in England. It expands on support already available through the Countryside Stewardship woodland tree health grant. The results of the pilot, which runs from August 2021 to 2024, will help develop the future funding policy for tree health schemes. Around 100 grant agreements will be allocated through a competitive application process.

Total Value

£3.3 million

Applications open

1 August 2022

Applications close

31 August 2024

Application page

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/tree-health-pilot-scheme

Our route to market

Dynamic Purchasing System for low cost, low value and uncomplex procurement requirements

Low Value Purchasing System

Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS): Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme (Phase 3b)

Category

Heat Networks and Energy Efficiency

Description

The Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme provides grants for public sector bodies to fund heat decarbonisation and energy efficiency measures.

Total Value

£635 million

Applications open

12 October 2022 at 14:00

Applications close

When sufficient applications have been received

Application page

Visit the application page.

Our route to market

Dynamic Purchasing System providing a range of energy efficiency services from advisory services, delivery and commoditised products.

Heat Networks and Electricity Generation Assets DPS

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS): Green Heat Network Fund Rounds 3-11

Category

Heat Networks and Energy Efficiency

Description

Supporting the development of low and zero carbon (LZC) heat (and cooling) networks, the GHNF is a core element of the Government’s Heat Network Transformation Programme (HNTP). With the aim to continue to develop and grow the heat network market the GHNF also looks to address some of the challenges of decarbonising the UK’s heat sector.

Total Value

Not specified

Applications open

March 2022

Applications close

Round 4 – 24 February 2023
Round 5 – 26 May 2023
Round 6 – 25 August 2023
Round 7 – 24 November 2023
Round 8 – 23 February 2024
Round 9 – 24 May 2024
Round 10 – 30 August 2024
Round 11 – 29 November 2024

Application page

Visit the application page.

Our route to market

The new Demand Management and Renewables Dynamic Purchasing System (RM6313) and traditional Framework (RM6314) will provide effective routes to market for varying solar projects that can support public sector decarbonisation strategies.  These agreements replace the existing Heat Networks and Electricity Generation Assets agreement (HELGA). We expect the new DPS to be live for customers by November 2022, with the Framework launching in  April 2023.

Complementary agreements

Supply of Energy and Ancillary Services

Scottish Central Government: Energy Efficiency Grant scheme

Category

Heat Networks and Energy Efficiency

Description

This will offer capital grant funding support to enable the delivery of heat decarbonisation and energy efficiency projects across the public sector. This funding is targeted towards Scottish central government organisations that have previously had limited access to borrowing funds for this type of work.

The fund will also provide resource support to build a pipeline of investment-ready projects in future years, further accelerating investment in renewable heat technologies and energy efficiency across the public sector.

Total Value

£200 million

Applications open

Not specified

Applications close

2025/2026

Application page

Visit the application page.

Our route to market

The new Demand Management and Renewables Dynamic Purchasing System (RM6313) and traditional Framework (RM6314) will provide effective routes to market for varying solar projects that can support public sector decarbonisation strategies.  These agreements replace the existing Heat Networks and Electricity Generation Assets agreement (HELGA). We expect the new DPS to be live for customers by November 2022, with the Framework launching in  April 2023.

Facilities Management and Workplace Services

Complementary agreements

Supply of Energy and Ancillary Services

Scottish Central Government: Heat Network Fund

Category

Heat Networks and Energy Efficiency

Description

This opportunity is to support the development and rollout of zero emission heat networks across Scotland. This fair and open fund aims to stimulate commercial interest, investment and maximise Scotland’s vast potential in the low carbon sector, whilst contributing to the positive progress on reducing Scotland’s greenhouse gas emissions.

The Heat in Buildings Strategy recognises that our delivery programmes must now move to a new phase – one capable of supporting deployment at an unprecedented scale. Our delivery programmes – and auxiliary support – will need to underpin the mass move from fossil fuel reliant systems to low and zero emissions heating in tandem with achieving a good standard of energy efficiency across all buildings.

Total Value

£300 million

Applications open

Not specified

Applications close

Not specified

Application page

Visit the application page.

Our route to market

The new Demand Management and Renewables Dynamic Purchasing System (RM6313) and traditional Framework (RM6314) will provide effective routes to market for varying solar projects that can support public sector decarbonisation strategies.  These agreements replace the existing Heat Networks and Electricity Generation Assets agreement (HELGA). We expect the new DPS to be live for customers by November 2022, with the Framework launching in  April 2023.

Facilities Management and Workplace Services

Complementary agreements

Supply of Energy and Ancillary Services

National Lottery Community Fund: Climate Action Fund linking Nature and Climate

Category

Community Climate Change

Description


This funding aims to help communities across the UK to address climate change. We’re looking for projects that focus on the link between nature and climate. We want to fund projects that use nature to encourage more community-led climate action. We expect these projects to bring other important social and economic benefits. Like the creation of strong, resilient and healthy communities or the development of green skills and jobs.

Total Value

Not specified

Applications open

Not specified

Applications close

Ongoing

Application page

Visit the application page.

Our route to market

Low Value Purchase System

Complementary agreements

Management Consultancy Framework Three (MCF3)

Office for Zero Emission Vehicles (OZEV): On-Street Residential Charging Scheme

Category

Electric Vehicle Charging

Description

The purpose of the scheme is to increase the availability of on-street charge points in residential streets where off-street parking is not available, thereby ensuring that on-street parking is not a barrier to realising the benefits of owning an electric vehicle (EV).

The scheme gives local authorities access to grant funding that can be used to part-fund the procurement and installation of on-street EV charge point infrastructure for residential needs, in line with the minimum technical specifications. We encourage local authorities to apply for and take advantage of this funding, while it is available, to help prepare for and support the transition towards zero-emission vehicles.

Total Value

Not specified

Applications open

Not specified

Applications close

Ongoing

Application page

Visit the application page.

Our route to market

Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Solutions (VCIS)

Transport Technology & Associated Services

Complementary agreements

Vehicle Purchase

Lease, Fleet Management & Flexible Rental Solutions

Energy Supply

Forestry Commission: Woodland Creation Planning Grant

Category

Tree Planting

Description

Landowners, land managers and public bodies (other than Forestry England) can apply to the Forestry Commission to support the design of new woodland under the Woodland Creation Planning Grant (WCPG). 

Total Value

Not specified

Applications open

9 July 2018

Applications close

2025

Application page

Visit the application page.

Our route to market

Low Value Purchase System

Complementary agreements

Management Consultancy Framework Three (MCF3)

Forestry Commission: England Woodland Creation Offer

Category

Tree Planting

Description

Landowners, land managers and public bodies can apply to the England Woodland Creation Offer (EWCO) for support to create new woodland, including through natural colonisation, on areas as small as one hectare. You could receive over £10,000 per hectare to support your woodland creation scheme.

EWCO is one of a suite of Forestry Commission initiatives to support woodland creation and tree planting across England.

Total Value

Not specified

Applications open

18 May 2021

Applications close

2025

Application page

Visit the application page.

Our route to market

Low Value Purchase System

Complementary agreements

Management Consultancy Framework Three (MCF3)

National Lottery: Grants for Heritage – £3,000 to £10,000

Category

Community Climate Change

Description

Heritage is not limited to just buildings, this grant can assist with all heritage related projects. From historic buildings, our industrial legacy and the natural environment, to collections, traditions, stories and more – heritage can be anything from the past that you value and want to pass on to future generations. Using money raised by the National Lottery, the National Lottery Heritage Fund inspires, leads and resources the UK’s heritage to create positive and lasting change for people and communities, now and for the future.

National Lottery Grants for Heritage is our open programme for all types of heritage projects in the UK.

Total Value

Not specified

Applications open

Not specified

Applications close

This grant has no deadline

Application page

Visit the application page.

Our route to market

Low Value Purchasing System

Construction Works and Associated Services

Complementary agreements

Facilities Management and Workplace Services

Management Consultancy Framework 3 lot 9

HELGA

National Lottery: Grants for Heritage – £10,000 to £250,000

Category

Community Climate Change

Description

Heritage is not limited to just buildings, this grant can assist with all heritage related projects. From historic buildings, our industrial legacy and the natural environment, to collections, traditions, stories and more – heritage can be anything from the past that you value and want to pass on to future generations. Using money raised by the National Lottery, the National Lottery Heritage Fund inspires, leads and resources the UK’s heritage to create positive and lasting change for people and communities, now and for the future.

National Lottery Grants for Heritage is our open programme for all types of heritage projects in the UK.

Total Value

Not specified

Applications open

Not specified

Applications close

This grant has no deadline

Application page

Visit the application page.

Our route to market

Low Value Purchasing System

Construction Works and Associated Services

Complementary agreements

Facilities Management and Workplace Services

Management Consultancy Framework 3 lot 9

HELGA

National Lottery: Grants for Heritage – £250,000 to £5 million

Category

Community Climate Change

Description

Heritage is not limited to just buildings, this grant can assist with all heritage related projects. From historic buildings, our industrial legacy and the natural environment, to collections, traditions, stories and more – heritage can be anything from the past that you value and want to pass on to future generations. Using money raised by the National Lottery, the National Lottery Heritage Fund inspires, leads and resources the UK’s heritage to create positive and lasting change for people and communities, now and for the future.

National Lottery Grants for Heritage is our open programme for all types of heritage projects in the UK.

Total Value

Not specified

Applications open

Not specified

Applications close

This grant has no deadline

Application page

Visit the application page.

Our route to market

Low Value Purchasing System

Construction Works and Associated Services

Complementary agreements

Facilities Management and Workplace Services

Management Consultancy Framework 3 lot 9

HELGA

Sustainable bio-based materials and manufacture: feasibility study

Category

Biomanufacturing

Description

UK registered organisations can apply for a share of up to £2 million for feasibility studies to develop and improve sustainable biomanufacturing in the UK.

Total Value

£2 million

Applications open

7 December 2022

Applications close

1 February 2023

Application page

Visit the application page.

Our route to market

SPARK

Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Complementary agreements

Management Consultancy Framework 3 lot 9

Natural Environment Research Council: large grant to tackle big environmental science questions (March 2023)

Category

Innovation

Description

Apply for funding to support innovative, large-scale and complex projects that tackle big science questions and have the potential to produce world-leading research.

Total Value

£12 million

Applications open

1 December 2022

Applications close

9 March 2023

Application page

Visit the application page.

Our route to market

Big Data and Analytics

Management Consultancy Framework 3 lot 9

Complementary agreements

Back Office Software

UKRI: Artificial intelligence research to enable UK’s net zero target

Category

Innovation

Description

Apply for funding for research into the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in addressing net zero challenges across 4 themes: energy, transport, environment, agricultural and food systems.

Total Value

£13 million

Applications open

25 November 2022

Applications close

2 February 2023

Application page

Visit the application page.

Our route to market

Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Complementary agreements

Big Data and Analytics

Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council: Leader for research in digital twinning for decarbonising transport

Category

Transport Decarbonisation

Description

Apply for funding to lead the establishment of a digital twinning research hub to support the decarbonisation and improved integration of the transport systems in the UK.

Total Value

£500,000

Applications open

30 November 2022

Applications close

8 February 2023

Application page

Visit the application page.

Our route to market

Digital Outcomes 6

Transport Technology and Associated Services

Complementary agreements

Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Big Data and Analytics

Material Focus: Electricals Recycling Fund

Category

Electronic Waste

Description

We’re launching a £2.5 million Electricals Recycling Fund to support projects that make it easier for more people to reuse and recycle unwanted small household electricals. The funding is available to any type of organisation that can help do this.

Total Value

£2.5 million

Applications open

Not specified

Applications close

31 January 2023

Application page

Visit the application page.

Our route to market

Warehousing and Logistics – Lot 3

Complementary agreements

Management Consultancy Framework 3 lot 9

Funding and financing through CCS

We have created an industry leading twin-agreement solution providing a revolutionary way for public sector customers to source funding for their projects. 

The solution involves a diverse range of lenders aggressively competing on customer projects through a DPS, ensuring a transparent and genuinely competitive cost of financing. Supporting the DPS is an Advisory Framework allowing Public Sector bodies access to specialist Asset Finance advisory.  The framework also allows Public Sector bodies to outsource the administration of the DPS to the advisor nullifying resourcing constraints.

The solution possesses bespoke terms designed to protect the customer, developed with independent industry leading advisors.

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