Round 5 of the Energy Industry Voluntary Redress scheme is now open. The deadline for applications is 5pm on Friday 18 October 2019.

There are three funds open in this round to ensure applications of a similar scale and nature are assessed against each other. Charities can only lead on one application in Round 5 but can be partners in more than one application.

Round 5 Small Project fund
Amount available: £1 million
Grant Size: Minimum grant amount £20,000 - Maximum grant amount £49,999
Priority: Support energy consumers in vulnerable situations.

Round 5 Main Fund
Amount available: £7.5 million
Grant Size: Minimum grant amount £50,000 - Maximum grant amount £2 million
Priority: Support energy consumers in vulnerable situations.

Round 5 Innovation Fund
Amount available: £1.5 million
Grant Size: Minimum grant amount £50,000 - Maximum grant amount £750,000
Priority: The development of products and/or services, which are genuinely innovative and not currently accessible to energy consumers or certain groups of energy consumers.

Applications must be completed using the online system, accessed here.