Helping people get back on their feet and remain debt free.
The easiest way for an individual to apply is via the Trust’s online application form
The British Gas Energy Trust provides grant funding to organisations offering specialist fuel debt/money advice services. Find you nearest funded advice organisation here.
The British Gas Energy Trust, incorporating the Scottish Gas Energy Trust, is an independent charitable Trust funded solely from donations from British Gas. The Trust contributes to the relief of poverty, with a particular focus on fuel poverty.
The Trust helps families and individuals experiencing hardship who are struggling with gas and electricity debts by awarding grants to clear those debts. This makes a significant difference to the lives of thousands of people each year, helping them get back on their feet and remain debt free going forward.
The Trust also funds organisations across England, Wales and Scotland to provide fuel debt and money advice services within communities.
Both customers and non customers of British Gas can apply, and all applicants must have received money advice before applying. Applicants must have a net income below £13,260 per year, and need to demonstrate exceptional/multiple vulnerabilities within their household.
The Trust provides grants to clear domestic gas and electricity debts owed to British Gas and other suppliers.
As well as grants to individuals, the Trust also awards grants to a number of organisations across England, Wales and Scotland providing free and impartial independent fuel debt and money advice services.