The British Gas Energy Trust was registered and launched as a charity in 2004 (charity number 1106218).
The aims of the British Gas Energy Trust are to promote for the public benefit:
The Trust receives funding solely from British Gas. Their initial donation was £10 million over 3 years and remained consistent at £3.3 million per annum until 2011 when British Gas announced an increased donation of £28 million to the Trust for spend in 2011 / 2012.
The Trust operates independently of British Gas and is governed by a Board of Trustees who give their time freely. The administration of the Trust is undertaken by Charis Grants Ltd, on behalf of Trustees.
The aims of the Trust are met in the following ways:
The easiest way for an individual to apply is via the Trust’s online application form
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