M&S Energy Community Fund Competition 2019

£10,000 for communities going green nationwide

Crowdfunder has once again teamed up with M&S Energy to award £5,000 to two community crowdfunding projects.

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

The fund is now closed, no further applications will be accepted. Please do have a look at some of the crowdfunded projects in the city which you'll find further down this page. Check out the projects involved below.


Most raised

Current position is 1st Solar for Time & Talents
Solar for Time & Talents

Time and Talents is Crowdfunding for rooftop solar panels – help us go green, reduce our energy bills and support more local residents

Contestant progress is £16.4K raised
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Current position is 2nd Our Solar Project: Let the sunshine shine on us!
Our Solar Project: Let the sunshine shine on us!

We are a green school and want to install solar panels on the roof so we can offer our pupils a bright future powered by renewable energy.

Contestant progress is £9559 raised
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Current position is 3rd The LED Project
The LED Project

We would like to start replacing many of our older inefficient lights with much more efficient LEDs which use about 1/3 of the electricity

Contestant progress is £7764 raised
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Current position is 4th The Farm of Futures
The Farm of Futures

With your help we want to make The Farm of Futures more sustainable by fitting solar panels and support our communities to grow their ideas

Contestant progress is £6629 raised
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Current position is 5th The Exeter Phoenix Solar Powered Auditorium
The Exeter Phoenix Solar Powered Auditorium

Help us replace our theatre lights with low energy LED ones, making us cleaner, greener and a better place for you all to have fun in!

Contestant progress is £3175 raised
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Current position is 6th Youth Vision - Steading Improvements
Youth Vision - Steading Improvements

Installing a wind turbine and solar panels for our steading outside Edinburgh supporting more young people on the edge of school exclusion.

Contestant progress is £2166 raised
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Current position is 7th Solar Panelling to Help Run the Farm.
Solar Panelling to Help Run the Farm.

We are very Eco aware and want to install solar panels. Saving money will allow us to pay our Animal Manager a further two days.

Contestant progress is £2085 raised
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Current position is 8th Trinity Sustainable Energy Appeal
Trinity Sustainable Energy Appeal

We are raising £5000 to install secondary solar panels and solar battery storage.

Contestant progress is £1546 raised
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Current position is 9th Save our Planet Playground!
Save our Planet Playground!

To teach our children to be eco warriors, to understand renewable energy during their play and learn how to save our planet!

Contestant progress is £1306 raised
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Current position is 10th Shine a light....
Shine a light....

We will provide our children with a more environmentally secure future. Our first step is to reduce CO2 emissions and costs with LED lights.

Contestant progress is £970 raised
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Current position is 11th a warm glow at the Anglers
a warm glow at the Anglers

Help to raise at least £10K for a new condensing gas boiler to enable greater energy efficiency & reduce our carbon foot print.

Contestant progress is £717 raised
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Current position is 12th Beach Guardian Solar Power for Community Building
Beach Guardian Solar Power for Community Building

We now have the use of this amazing building which has been in existence since 1894. We have a renovation plan and need solar panels.

Contestant progress is £624 raised
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Current position is 13th Raise the Roof
Raise the Roof

To raise the roof. Our village hall roof is made of asbestos. It is 50 years old. It needs replacing urgently.

Contestant progress is £520 raised
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Current position is 14th Eco-friendly heating for Lucem House Cinema
Eco-friendly heating for Lucem House Cinema

We'd like to replace our old inefficient, environmentally unfriendly heating system with a new 'green' boiler to keep us warm and welcoming.

Contestant progress is £290 raised
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Current position is 15th 1st Horndean Scout Group Building Development
1st Horndean Scout Group Building Development

We need your support to make our Scout Hut better making it an inviting, warm and sustainable building for our young people and community.

Contestant progress is £50 raised
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Current position is 16th Community Solar for East-the-Water Primary School
Community Solar for East-the-Water Primary School

Raise funds for solar panels at East-the-Water Primary School to make their energy cleaner, cheaper, educational and fight fuel poverty!

Contestant progress is £20 raised
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Most supporters

Current position is 1st The LED Project
The LED Project

We would like to start replacing many of our older inefficient lights with much more efficient LEDs which use about 1/3 of the electricity

Contestant progress is 856 supporters
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Current position is 2nd Save our Planet Playground!
Save our Planet Playground!

To teach our children to be eco warriors, to understand renewable energy during their play and learn how to save our planet!

Contestant progress is 588 supporters
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Current position is 3rd Solar for Time & Talents
Solar for Time & Talents

Time and Talents is Crowdfunding for rooftop solar panels – help us go green, reduce our energy bills and support more local residents

Contestant progress is 248 supporters
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Current position is 4th Our Solar Project: Let the sunshine shine on us!
Our Solar Project: Let the sunshine shine on us!

We are a green school and want to install solar panels on the roof so we can offer our pupils a bright future powered by renewable energy.

Contestant progress is 243 supporters
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Current position is 5th The Farm of Futures
The Farm of Futures

With your help we want to make The Farm of Futures more sustainable by fitting solar panels and support our communities to grow their ideas

Contestant progress is 149 supporters
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Current position is 6th The Exeter Phoenix Solar Powered Auditorium
The Exeter Phoenix Solar Powered Auditorium

Help us replace our theatre lights with low energy LED ones, making us cleaner, greener and a better place for you all to have fun in!

Contestant progress is 138 supporters
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Current position is 7th Solar Panelling to Help Run the Farm.
Solar Panelling to Help Run the Farm.

We are very Eco aware and want to install solar panels. Saving money will allow us to pay our Animal Manager a further two days.

Contestant progress is 73 supporters
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Current position is 8th Youth Vision - Steading Improvements
Youth Vision - Steading Improvements

Installing a wind turbine and solar panels for our steading outside Edinburgh supporting more young people on the edge of school exclusion.

Contestant progress is 61 supporters
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Current position is 9th Beach Guardian Solar Power for Community Building
Beach Guardian Solar Power for Community Building

We now have the use of this amazing building which has been in existence since 1894. We have a renovation plan and need solar panels.

Contestant progress is 51 supporters
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Current position is 10th Trinity Sustainable Energy Appeal
Trinity Sustainable Energy Appeal

We are raising £5000 to install secondary solar panels and solar battery storage.

Contestant progress is 33 supporters
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Current position is 11th a warm glow at the Anglers
a warm glow at the Anglers

Help to raise at least £10K for a new condensing gas boiler to enable greater energy efficiency & reduce our carbon foot print.

Contestant progress is 30 supporters
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Current position is 12th 1st Horndean Scout Group Building Development
1st Horndean Scout Group Building Development

We need your support to make our Scout Hut better making it an inviting, warm and sustainable building for our young people and community.

Contestant progress is 1 supporter
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Current position is 13th Shine a light....
Shine a light....

We will provide our children with a more environmentally secure future. Our first step is to reduce CO2 emissions and costs with LED lights.

Contestant progress is 0 supporter
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Current position is 14th Raise the Roof
Raise the Roof

To raise the roof. Our village hall roof is made of asbestos. It is 50 years old. It needs replacing urgently.

Contestant progress is 0 supporter
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Current position is 15th Community Solar for East-the-Water Primary School
Community Solar for East-the-Water Primary School

Raise funds for solar panels at East-the-Water Primary School to make their energy cleaner, cheaper, educational and fight fuel poverty!

Contestant progress is 0 supporter
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Current position is 16th Eco-friendly heating for Lucem House Cinema
Eco-friendly heating for Lucem House Cinema

We'd like to replace our old inefficient, environmentally unfriendly heating system with a new 'green' boiler to keep us warm and welcoming.

Contestant progress is 0 supporter
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