Saving & Funding

Switching to LED Lighting does require an initial investment. However, there are a lot of different funding options that you can look at to help assist the switch. The payback on LED can be less than a year, but funding can help.

We’ve listed many of these options on this page, but our team are highly trained in helping you to go through all of your funding options.

Book in your free site survey to find out what the best funding options are for you.

Rother Business Energy Efficiency Grants Programme

Get up to £5000 towards energy efficiency and renewable energy upgrades.

The Rother Business Energy Efficiency Grants Programme is delivered by Rother District Council and funded by the UK Government through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund.

For full details of project eligibility, please view Rother grants – Clean Growth UK (

Up to £25K Green Grants for Newhaven

If you’re a business in Newhaven, you can get up to £25,000 towards green business innovation and up to £10,000 towards energy efficiency and renewable energy.

Both grants will cover 50% of your projects costs.

For full details of project eligibility, please view Newhaven green business grants – Clean Growth UK (

VCSE Energy Efficiency Scheme

The £25.5 million VCSE Energy Efficiency Scheme is provided by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) as part of a package of more than £100 million of support being delivered by the Government to help frontline delivery organisations in England with the increased cost of living.

Application deadlines:

Independent Energy Assessment: Thursday 20 June 2024

Capital Grant: Friday 14 August 2024

For full details of this scheme, please view VCSE Energy Efficiency Scheme – Groundwork

Rother and Wealden Rural Business Grants Programme

*Due to high demand, this programme has paused to new applicants. Please email to be notified if the programme reopens in 2024*

The Rural Business Grants Programme delivers grants to rural Small or Medium Sized Enterprises (SME) in the Rother and Wealden district areas. This grant is not open to businesses located in Bexhill, Polegate and Stonecross.

Businesses can apply for grants of up to 50% of the cost of capital projects. The programme will be divided between two separate pots of funding:

  • Small Grants – grants from £2,500 up to £15,000
  • Large Grants – grants from £15,000 up to £50,000

Capital projects could include farm diversification projects outside of agriculture, property adaptations, creation and expansion of rural leisure and tourism businesses, new equipment, machinery and commercial vehicles.

The programme is funded by the UK Government as part of the Rural Prosperity Fund through allocations received by Rother District Council and Wealden District Council. It is delivered by East Sussex County Council.

For full details of project eligibility, please view the Rural Business Grants Programme guidance and eligibility.

Please email your interest and contact details to

Greentech Business Growth Fund

The ‘Greentech Business Growth Fund’ (GBGF), part of the ‘Towns Fund’ programme, is a 3-year £1 million grant fund that responds to the strategic priority need of ‘greening’ Crawley’s economy. The overarching objective is for grant funding to support the continued development and growth of the local green technology and green construction sectors.

Business based in Crawley that operate in the green-tech or low-carbon sectors are able to apply for grants of between £10,000 and £175,000 to fund projects and investments that enable business growth and generate additional employment.


100% interest-free capital for the public sector

Salix offers 100% interest-free capital for public sector organisations across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland to reduce their energy costs. This funding opportunity enables the installation of modern, energy efficient technologies and replacing dated, inefficient technologies, including LED Lighting.

Asset Finance Solutions

Helping private businesses to spread the costs

Asset Finance Solutions provides the finance to allow businesses to spread the cost of low carbon upgrades to their premises. This way, there’s no need for a large upfront investment or lengthy payback period. The finance can cover any low carbon upgrades, including LED Lighting and UV-C Disinfection Lighting.

Less is More

Funding for schools investing in energy and money saving technology

A new and innovative concept which provides minimum cost funding for schools to invest in energy and money saving technology projects.