Rural communities off the mains gas grid are being encouraged to submit their applications to the Calor Rural Community Fund for a chance to receive a grant of up to £5,000.

Now in its third year, the fund aims to reward deserving rural community projects with 21 prize pots ranging from £1,000 to £5,000.

Andy Parker, Calor’s Head of Corporate Affairs explains: “From wrestling clubs to second hand community shops, there has been all sorts of varied and deserving projects come forward to apply for this year’s fund, but we are certain there must be many more community groups out there that would really benefit from the grants available."

Applications are open until 29th April 2019. To apply, visit

Once applications close, the public will then start voting for their favourite projects