More grant funding awarded
OxFutures has been busy approving funding for many and varied organisations over the past few months.
Four organisations have successfully applied for funding worth £19,900 to cover some of the costs of installing energy efficiency measures. They were:
- Pietersen Fine Furniture – a specialist furniture maker in Thame have installed a bio-mass boiler and secondary glazing in their building.
- Oxfordshire Community Churches – applied for funding to upgrade their lighting to LEDs, which they will be installing later in this year.
- Higgs & Co (Printers) Ltd – a printers in Henley have used their grant funding to install insulation and upgrade their lighting to LEDs
- Oxford River Cruises – will convert Serafina their diesel passenger boat to electric, to become the largest electric passenger boat on the Thames
A further three organisations have been approved innovation funding worth £120,000. They are:
- Hook Norton Low Carbon Housing Project – the funding will help resource a feasibility study and help them register as a Community Land Trust for the next stage of the project.
- Electrogenic – further grant funding was approved to develop the commercialisation of their pilot project to retrofit classic cars with electric engines.
- EcoSync – an organisation seeking to reduce heating in non-occupied commercial buildings with innovative heating controls received create a grant to test their technology in a public building.
Well done to all of the grant applicants. If you’d like further information about applying for funding, contact Alison Grunewald.