Key Milestones

Introduction

The Phase 2 Public Sector Low Carbon Skills Fund (LCSF) is time limited.  There are important dates for all eligible public sector organisations to be aware of in order to meet the deadlines for submitting applications and completing heat decarbonisation plans if successful.  Applications will only be considered subject to available funds.

Phase 2 LCSF will have two application windows:

  1. The first application window will open on Wednesday 28th July 2021 and will be open to all eligible public sector organisations to apply to.
  2. The second application window will open on Monday 13th September 2021 and will be open for applications from academy and maintained schools only.
     
                                 Date                                   Milestone
Wednesday 21st July 2021 The Phase 2 LCSF will be announced and will include the publishing of scheme guidance material. During July and August, there will be opportunity for Applicants to attend promotional events to take potential Applicants through the scheme.
Wednesday 28th July 2021

The Phase 2 LCSF Application Portal will be made available on the Salix Finance website for all eligible public sector organisations to apply.

Monday 13th September 2021
The Phase 2 LCSF Application Portal will be made available on the Salix Finance website for academy and maintained schools only to apply.
 
Thursday 31st March 2022

All heat decarbonisation plans must be completed before this date.

 


Key timelines

Phase 2 LCSF will be announced on Wednesday 21st July 2021 along with full scheme guidance material.  During the remainder of July and August, a full set of marketing and promotional events will be scheduled to take potential Applicants through the scheme. 

The Phase 2 LCSF Application Portal will launch on Wednesday 28th July 2021 at 2pm for all eligible public sector organisations to apply.

The Phase 2 LCSF Application Portal will launch on Monday 13th September 2021 at 2pm for academy and maintained schools only to apply.

Salix will receive applications and check they are fully completed and of the required quality.

For successful applications, Salix will look to award a Grant Offer Letter within three weeks subject to a fully completed and authorised application.

When the scheme becomes oversubscribed with good quality and fully completed applications, the Application Portal will close.

All applications awarded funding must be completed before Thursday 31st March 2022.

Webinars

Salix is planning a series of webinars to introduce Phase 2 LCSF giving the audience an opportunity to ask questions about how to apply for the scheme.

Click here for details on upcoming webinars and how to book.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Please refer to our FAQ section here where we will continue to post relevant questions and answers about the scheme.