Application Process

To apply for a grant from the British Gas Energy Trust, you must fill in an application form. This section guides you through the process, provides useful information, and shows you where you can get additional advice.

Online Application Process

The quickest way to apply is by the Trust's online application form.

The great features within the form help you every step of the way. It is easy to save your progress at any point during completion leaving you free to go back and complete the form at a later date. In addition, supporting information including proof of income, relevant bills and evidence of any special circumstances such as a disability, etc. can be scanned and submitted with the on-line application form. This speeds up the application process as we receive all your information at the same time.

Please use the link on the right to of this page to apply online.

Completing the Application Form by Hand

If you would prefer to complete an application form by hand there are a number of ways to obtain a copy of the application form.

  • You can print the application by using the link on the right to of this page.
  • You can call 01733 421060 and request an application form which will be posted to you.
  • You can email your request to:
  • Or write to the Trust’s freepost address:


Local advice centres such as a Citizens Advice may also be able to help you obtain a copy of the form, and may be able to help you complete your application. We recommend you seek money / debt advice before applying to the Trust to increase your change of a successful application.

Once completed your application should be submitted via our freepost address (see above).

Apply For A Grant

The easiest way for an individual to apply is via the Trust’s online application form

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