H2 tag titles only

You can not remove the title. If you want only an image background, click on the title and change it for an SEO friendly (and not long) text, delete every CSS class and add this in stead: 'cf-visually-hidden'. Then go ahead and remove everything else from here. Same applies on both sides.

Crowdfunder and M&S Energy have teamed up to award £40,000 to communities going green

Once again Crowdfunder and M&S Energy have joined forces to launch the M&S Energy Community Fund Competition 2020.

We’re on the look out for community projects committed to being environmentally conscious and installing renewable technology or energy efficiency measures in their endeavour to do so. 

This year we are also encouraging projects that are reducing use or increasing recycling of plastics, and those actively taking part in carbon saving initiatives such as tree planting or increasing the use of electric vehicles to take part.

Placeholder text

This competition is now closed

Entires are now closed. The shortlist will be announced on 23 October. See the eligibility criteria for more info.

Key dates

Placeholder text

2 - 19 Oct

Competition open

Placeholder text

23 Oct

Shortlist announced

Placeholder text

26 Oct

Coaching begins

Placeholder text

23 Nov

Crowdfunding live

How the funding works

The £40,000 match-funding will be split into two funding pots. £15,000 will be ring-fenced to ensure all 15 shortlisted projects receive £1,000 match-funding, subject to hitting milestone one. The remaining £25,000 match-funding will be available on a first come, first served basis to the 15 shortlisted projects subject to hitting milestones two and three outlined below.

See terms and conditions for more information.

Start crowdfunding

Milestone one

Raise £1,000, receive a £1,000 match funding pledge from M&S Energy

Start crowdfunding

Milestone two

Raise a further £1,500, receive a £1,500 match funding pledge from M&S Energy

Start crowdfunding

Milestone three

Raise a further £2,500, receive the final £2,500 match funding pledge from M&S Energy

Supported by

We are supported by these organisations