Chesshire Lehmann Fund

Grants up to £5,000 for academic researchers and up to £2,000 for community groups (which work directly with low income households in their community) to support research and investigation into the relationship between fuel poverty and energy efficiency. Funding priorities for 2012 are:

•          The evaluation of the effectiveness of past and present policies

•          Evidence to help frame future policies

•          Interviews with and evidence from those experiencing aspects of fuel poverty.

Deadline 9 May (noon). Eligible community groups will have an income from external funding under £25,000. Application form and guidelines here.  For more information: