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Greener Footprints in your Community

Herefordshire is home to a fantastic range of groups and organisations who are contributing to a climate and nature friendly future. 

We’ve brought together some community snapshots to showcase what’s going on around the county.

Schools play such an important role in communities, and in our county’s future. If you’re involved in your local school, check out the wide range of support that’s now available for climate and nature.



Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise Energy Efficiency Scheme. Apply now for Independent Energy Assessments and capital grants to energy efficiency! Funded by UK Government. More details and eligibility info VCSE Energy Efficiency Scheme - Groundwork 

Free Independent Energy Assessment (IEA) - a comprehensive evaluation of your building's energy usage, efficiency and potential for energy savings. PLUS Capital grants to implement measures recommended in your assessment - the current round of funding is now open, with applications closing at 12pm on Thursday 29 February 2024.


Up to £100,000 is available to community groups to develop energy projects in your local area.

The Community Energy Grant is a £10m grant scheme funded by the Department for Energy Security and Net Zero. The scheme aims to support urban and rural communities to turn energy projects from ideas to investable schemes.

Find out more and apply