Projects funded in 2020

£28,370 has been awarded from the BWCE Fund in 2019 to the following 9 community projects.

Organisation Amount Awarded Project Description – Summary
Keynsham Community Energy £2970 To work with the Centre for Sustainable Energy (CSE) to train six local volunteers who will provide energy advice community events and attend home energy advice visits alongside a CSE energy adviser.
Bath Mind (Greenlinks) £2900 For a polytunnel to be used for training and food production in support of the Greenlinks eco-therapy allotment project and the Food for Thought catering enterprise.
Bath Cloth Nappy Library £4163 To update and expand the cloth nappy library’s stock to enable it to support more of the community to become aware of and make the switch to reusable nappies.
Alice Park Community Garden £960 For the Alice Park Community Garden’s ‘Edible Food Forest’, which includes the purchase and planting of food producing trees and shrubs at the community garden, volunteer training and a food feast community activity to teach local people to identify and use produce.
Transition Bath (Energy Sparks) £4200 For the cost of a Volunteer Coordinator to train and support volunteer ambassadors for Transition Bath’s Energy Sparks programme that provides energy advice and an education toolkit for B&NES schools.
FACE – Family Action on Climate Emergency £1177 For a range of awareness raising activities throughout 2020, targeting different communities in Bath and the surrounding area, empowering families to take action to reduce carbon emissions, and building the FACE community.
CHEESE Project – Cold Homes Energy Efficiency Survey Experts £4500 To establish a pilot replica project in Bath of the C.H.E.E.S.E. Project, providing thermal surveys to assist householders to improve the energy efficiency of their homes.
Kilter Theatre £3000 Toward the delivery of workshops in schools in Bath that focus on discussions about climate change and the creation of a song that articulates the pupils’ feelings about climate change and their proposed solutions.
Merriott Village Hall £4500 Toward the installation of twenty-six solar panels on the village hall and electric storage batteries.