Working together for a future without fuel poverty

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About Cadent Foundation

The Cadent Foundation has been working with charities and partners since 2019. Our aim is to help households find sustainable solutions to fuel poverty and ensure people are safe and warm in their homes. 
 
By working with charitable organisations we strive to help households improve their financial wellbeing and become more energy efficient through advice, support and practical measures.  
 

Our Projects

Since 2019, the Cadent Foundation has provided a number of grants to help people build their financial wellbeing and improve the energy efficiency of their home.

Here are some of the key projects our grants have supported

 

 

Groundwork’s Green Doctors –  are energy efficiency experts who deliver face to face advice to help vulnerable households save energy and stay safe and warm in their home, by installing energy saving measures in the home to help people reduce their utility bills.

Green Doctors

National Energy Action-  a pioneering new safeguarding system developed in partnership with fuel poverty charity National Energy Action (NEA). The NEA's Reactive Response program provides support for vulnerable customers who are unable to repair or replace unsafe gas appliances following the disconnection of their gas supply

National Energy Action

 

 

Trussell Trust's Together for Change -  income maximisation and debt advice services to help increase people's income by helping them to access benefits and grants they are entitled to but not already claiming, so they have more money in their pocket.

Trussell Trust

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Our Impact

Our mission

We are committed to helping households across the Cadent network find sustainable solutions to fuel poverty. By working closely with charitable organisations across the community, we want to tackle the root causes of fuel poverty and provide advice and support to encourage households to better manage their energy costs.

*Please read our terms and conditions and privacy policy for further information.

How We Work

We offer grants to charitable organisations for projects which address the root causes and impacts of fuel poverty. 

Grant applications are by invitation only.  If you have a project you think we might be able to support, we’d like to hear from you.  Please email a project outline to:  enquiries@cadentfoundation.com


All grants are subject to eligibility criteria.
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Where We Fund

Cadent owns and manages five Gas Distribution Networks

Our North West network covers around 2.7m customers in the third most populated region of England. It consists of the five counties of Cheshire, Cumbria, Greater Manchester, Lancashire and Merseyside, and has a mix of rural and urban landscape.

Eastern is our largest network serving 4m customers across East Midlands and East of England, having significant levels of customers in rural locations from Humberside down through Lincolnshire, Norfolk and Suffolk.

Our West Midlands network is centred on the UK’s second largest metropolitan area of Birmingham and includes a number of smaller urban areas that effectively constitute local sub-networks within the network. It serves around 1.96m customers.

Our North London network, serving around 2.3m customers, extends from Central London, covering north of the River Thames, to High Wycombe in the west and Southend-on-Sea in the east.

Meet the Team

  • Julia Dwyer – Director of Cadent Foundation   As Director of the Foundation, Julia has been instrumental in setting the direction of the Cadent Foundation, driving the long term strategy, embedding its visions and values and taking the Foundation from concept to delivery.

     

  • Vicky Coyle – Cadent Foundation Manager Vicky has a wealth of project management experience and is resonsible for the day to day running of the Cadent Foundation, working with grant partners and stakeholders to plan, monitor and evaluate projects.

     

  • Shilpa Gokani – Cadent Foundation Communications Manager With over 15 years of experience in Marketing and Communications, Shilpa has extensive knowledge of the not-for-profit sector, delivering impactful marketing campaigns.

     

  • Georgia Courtney – Cadent Foundation Administration Georgia has exceptional organisation skills and manages all aspects of the Cadent Foundation's administration, ensuring processes and functions run smoothly and efficiently.

Energy Advice and Financial Support

 

Contact

Cadent Foundation 

Julia Dwyer (Cadent Foundation Director)
Pilot Way
Ansty Park
Coventry
CV7 9JU

enquiries@cadentfoundation.com

Charities Trust

Suite 22 Century Building
Tower Street
Brunswick Business Park
Liverpool
L3 4BJ 
Charity Registration No: 327489

 

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