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Digital Energy Advice in Argyll and Bute (360G-SCVO-a110N00000TN3OuQAL)

Our project would like to introduce digital skills to people at home to help address their energy issues and alleviate fuel poverty. We think by introducing the benefits of digital skills through our energy advice to those with little or no digital knowledge or experience will help drive uptake to learn futher. We know our clients are more engaged with referrals made to third parties if the referral is made through trusted intermediaries, like ourselves. By demonstrating how the use of digital skills can help lower energy costs and save money we hope that our clients are more inclined to further develop their digital skills. We recognise fuel poverty isn’t a stand alone issue and many people facing fuel poverty may have other issues that require help and assistance. We regularly make referrals to Home Energy Scotland for energy efficiency funding measures, Scottish Fire and Rescue Service for fire safety checks and foodbanks. We believe a holistic approach is vital to ensure we help people improve their lives and leave a legacy. Digital skills fits perfectly with this ethos and we recognise there are many people, especially the elderly and vulnerable living in Argyll and Bute that are behind with the evolving world of technology. We believe introducing digital skills to energy advice will not only help improve their energy behaviours but also open a door to take their digital skills learning further.

£10,000

01 Aug 2018

Grant details
Amount Applied For 10000
Amount Awarded 10000
Award Date 2018-08-01
Beneficiary Location: Country Code GB
Beneficiary Location: Geographic Code Oban South and the Isles
Beneficiary Location: Geographic Code Type WD
Beneficiary Location: Latitude 56.411752
Beneficiary Location: Longitude -5.47281
Data Source https://scvo.org/digital/participation/charter-fund/projects/data.json
From An Open Call? Yes
Funding Org: Charity Number SC003558
Funding Org: City Edinburgh
Funding Org: Country Scotland
Funding Org: County City of Edinburgh
Funding Org: Department Digital
Funding Org: Description The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations is the membership organisation for Scotland's charities, voluntary organisations and social enterprises.
Funding Org: Location: Latitude 55.945492
Funding Org: Location: Longitude -3.201152
Funding Org: Postal Code EH3 9DQ
Funding Org: Street Address Hayweight House, 23 Lauriston Street
Funding Org: Web Address http://scvo.org
Grant Programme: Code scvo-digital-charter-fund-call-6
Grant Programme: Description Our Digital Participation Charter Fund, supported by by the Scottish Government, the ERDF and BT, invests in community digital participation projects across Scotland. The projects that we're supporting will enable groups and organisations to digitise content, build digital networks and improve the digital skills of their members, so that they can continue to thrive in the digital world.
Grant Programme: Title Digital Participation Charter Fund - Call 6
Grant Programme: URL https://scvo.org/digital/participation/charter-fund
Last Modified 2019-11-06T06:33:00+00:00
Planned Dates: End Date 2019-08-30
Planned Dates: Last Modified 2019-11-06T06:33:00+00:00
Planned Dates: Start Date 2018-09-03
Recipient Org: Charity Number SC032495
Recipient Org: City Oban
Recipient Org: Country Scotland
Recipient Org: County Argyll and Bute
Recipient Org: Description ALIenergy is a facilitator, project manager and programme co-ordinator and we devise projects, educate, advise and improve access to knowledge and skills so that communities build capacity to participate in renewable energy and energy saving activity. ALIenergy is at the interface between communities, economy and environment – ensuring that these three themes are integrated in all our projects and activities. Also, we provide the link between the strategic overview at European, national and regional levels and direct action locally. This fund will be used to enhance our existing energy advice service by introducing a digital element.
Recipient Org: Location: Country Code GB
Recipient Org: Location: Geographic Code Oban South and the Isles
Recipient Org: Location: Geographic Code Type WD
Recipient Org: Location: Latitude 56.411752
Recipient Org: Location: Longitude -5.47281
Recipient Org: Postal Code PA34 4AR
Recipient Org: Street Address Lorn House, Albany Street
Recipient Org: Web Address http://www.alienergy.org.uk
URL https://scvo.org/digital/participation/charter-fund/projects/a110n00000tn3ouqal-argyll-lomond-and-the-islands-energy-agency
Additional data added by GrantNav
Alternate Recipient Name ALIEnergy
Recipient Region Scotland
Recipient District Argyll and Bute
Recipient District Geographic Code S12000035
Recipient Ward Oban South and the Isles Ward
Recipient Ward Geographic Code S13002519