Net Zero Grant Programme
The Net Zero Grant Programme has launched - effective 3 April 2023
The UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF) and Birmingham City Council are seeking to support businesses in the West Midlands to help them reduce their environmental impact and decrease the rising energy costs companies are experiencing
The UK Shared Prosperity Fund is a central pillar of the UK Government’s Levelling Up agenda and provides £2.6 billion of funding for local investment by March 2025. The Fund aims to improve pride in place and increase life chances across the UK investing in communities and place, supporting local business, and people and skills.
For more information, read the government publications spf prospectus
The Net Zero Grant Programme (NZGP) will deliver information and expert advice and support to businesses enabling them to make significant changes to resource and energy efficiencies. NZGP is part of the wider West Midlands Business Support activity funded through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund.
NZGP objectives are to:
- support decarbonisation and improving the natural environment whilst growing the local economy
- deliver effective decarbonisation in line with the Government legally binding climate target
- provide immediate support to businesses so that they can deliver on net zero and in so doing enhancing their competitiveness and sustainability
The NZGP provides both energy advisor and local support.