Low Carbon Skills Fund (LCSF)

No funding, no fee.
When it comes to our Low Carbon Skills Fund service, we work on a no funding, no fee basis.
This means that we do not charge for the development, preparation, or delivery of your LCSF bid, and our professional fees are covered within the funding you receive. If your bid is unsuccessful, there is no cost to you. It’s that simple.
Why do you need LCSF Funding?
Secure the funding you need to complete a heat decarbonisation plan, to gain a greater insight into how you can reduce your carbon footprint and emissions, on your journey to net zero.

The Low Carbon Skills Fund is an annual funding stream available to all academic establishments. The scheme is aimed at helping providers engage with specialist consultants and technical advisors to create heat decarbonisation plans and detailed designs.

Upon completion, the plans and designs can be used to form the basis of a Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme (PSDS) application, ensuring you can implement low carbon efficiency works in a strategic approach.

Completing your

To secure LCSF funding, a robust application and bid package needs to be available for submission at the opening of a new round, due to the oversubscribed nature of the funding stream. Our specialist and highly experienced team will assist with providing and collating the necessary information to submit the application in a timely manner onto the Salix portal.

  • Our surveyors identify the most suitable energy project across your estate in order to secure funding, undertaking all necessary investigations on your behalf
  • All information is collated, quotations obtained, timings reviewed, and designs developed (if required)
  • Following a successful bid, we meet with your decision-makers prior to commencing with the next steps, to ensure a seamless delivery

Why Academy Estate Consultants?
Our designated funding and bid team have a proven track record of securing and delivering LCSF projects, whether its decarbonisation plans or detailed designs.
Working closely with specialists and with full working knowledge of the bid criteria required by Salix, we are well-placed to prepare you for the decarbonisation of your estate.

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We don’t waste time in supporting the management of your estate. Arrange your free, personal consultation with one of our experts, who’ll conduct a complete review of your site and proactively identify any areas of improvement. Get in touch today to discover how we can help you toward your estate vision and fulfil your responsibilities to students.

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