BWCE Fund 2017 Allocations

Just over £40,000 has been awarded from the BWCE Fund in 2017 to the following 12 organisations.

Grant Application Name Amount Awarded Project Description – Summary
Bath City Farm £2,285 To fund a feasibility study to establish the viability of an anaerobic digester (AD) to sit alongside the proposed new cafe at Bath City Farm.
Saltford Community Association (SCA) £1,373 For the installation of a fan system which will considerably reduce the heat loss which occurs as a consequence of the height of the open space within the hall.
Time Bank Plus £4,850 To set up a ‘Library’ of useful items which can be borrowed by people or community agencies in the Bath area. The primary aim of this project is to conserve resources and reduce waste by sharing the use of items which are used only on an occasional basis.
Transition Bath £5,000 For the Energy Sparks project, a volunteer-led project to teach primary school children in the Bath area about energy.
Age UK Bath & North East Somerset £5,000 For the Winter Warmth project, offering help to older people across BANES during the winter months.
Community at 67 £1,000 Toward the costs of a replacement door to make the centre more thermally efficient.
Nexus Methodist Church £1,500 To install a heating controller specifically designed for community buildings with irregular occupancy patterns at Claremont Methodist Community Centre, Bath, and further develop the controller to make it more flexible and cheaper to install.
Widcombe Association £2,075 To provide a more detailed energy audit to 10 x households in Widcombe, using the experience the group gained from the BWCE Fund supported project in 2015/16.
St Barnabas Church, Bath £1,960 To install sweep fans to increase energy efficiency and reduce gas consumption.
Stanton Prior Village Committee £5,000 To insulate the hall and install ceiling mounted heaters in order to improve the energy efficiency of the Village Hall.
Climate Friendly Bradford on Avon £500 To promote the use of refillable water bottles and organise free tap water refill points for members of the public.
South Dartmoor Community Energy  £10,000 To be allocated over 2 years, to support fuel poverty action close to the Portworthy project and provide a small grant fund for local community groups.
 Total £40,543