Green Project Funding

Find out about how you can secure funding to support ventures that will enable your business to be more energy efficient and environmentally conscious.

Go Green ARG Schemes

As part of our Additional Restrictions Grants Scheme, Scheme 2 – Go Green, encourages businesses to take steps to enhance their sustainability and energy efficiency.

Businesses can submit green project proposals to receive grants.

This grant funding can be used for:

  • E-lights & bulbs
  • Solar panels
  • Insulation
  • Heating pumps
  • E-bikes
  • E-Vehicles (Taxis & Delivery Vans)

You can find out more about the scheme by emailing our grants adviser at


Green Belle

Green Belle supports Small or Medium-Sized Enterprises in Leicester and Leicestershire to increase their energy efficiency, reduce their energy costs and lower their carbon emissions. Grants of £1,000 to £10,000 are available to support the installation of low carbon and energy efficient technologies.


SHIRE Environment Grant

Do you have a new innovative project that aims to run in a green way? You could be eligible for funding from the SHIRE Environment grant, provided by Leicestershire County Council.

They are particularly interested in projects that meet one or more of the grant scheme outcomes which include:

  • To reduce the amount of household waste produced in Leicestershire
  • To reduce the amount of greenhouse gas emissions within communities
  • To improve biodiversity and support the creation, protection, enhancement and management of sustainable green spaces
  • To raise awareness and understanding on the above outcomes as well as providing necessary training and skills to manage and support projects.

For more info on the scheme and how to apply, click the link below: