Expression of Interest form Step 1 of 9 - Expression of Interest form

If you would like to apply for funding from the Scottish Government's Community and Renewable Energy Scheme (CARES) for a new project, the first step is to complete this expression of interest form. This captures information about your organisation and your project. Once you have completed it, remember to click ‘submit’ at the end of the form. Local Energy Scotland staff will review the information you have provided and assess whether the organisation and project are eligible for funding. If so, you will be sent a link to create an account with CARES where you will be able to make an application for funding.

Organisation details

Please provide this without abbreviations

Please record the full name of your organisation ensuring this corresponds with your governing documents and any formal registration.

Organisation address
To begin address entry

Please enter the post code for your organisation's registered address and click 'Find address'. You will then be provided with drop list of addresses where you can select the correct address.

Alternatively, if you would prefer to enter your organisation's registered address manually click 'Enter address manually' and address fields will be provided for completion.

Select the correct address from the drop down list below and then click 'Select Address' to confirm your choice
Please select from drop down list

Please select the local authority where your organisation is registered (which may differ from the location of your project).

Please select from drop down list

If your organisation's legal status is not listed please select 'other' and you will be able to type in applicable details in the text box provided.

Does your organisation have a registration number?
Additional fields will be available if 'yes' is selected

Please select 'yes' if your organisation is registered in any formal way, including with the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator, at Companies House or other applicable register.

Companies House or other applicable register

Applicable where your organisation has been provided with a registration number by an appropriate register.

Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator

Applicable where your company has charitable status.

Does your organisation have a parent organisation?

Some organisations are part of a wider group of related organisations owned by a overall 'parent organisation'. If this is the case with your organisation please record the name of the parent organisation.

If your organisation does not have a parent organisation just answer 'No' below.

Is your organisation able to reclaim VAT?
Specifically for costs associated with this project

If you are able to reclaim VAT for the expenditure in this project, please select 'Yes', and if your organisation cannot reclaim VAT for this expenditure, select 'No'.

Displays if yes is selected

Please record your VAT number here.