Community groups and social enterprises in Bolton can apply for grants up to £100,000.

British Gas' parent company Centrica has opened applications for its Energy for Tomorrow (EfT) social impact fund.

Organisations, non-profits, charities and social enterprises in the North West have the opportunity to receive funding to advance their projects, along with financial and business management support. 

Applicants have until Wednesday April 5 to submit their entries, when a shortlist of 10 projects will present their ideas to a panel of senior judges, with up to six being awarded funding.

Since Energy for Tomorrow’s inception, more than 25 projects across the UK have benefited from funding of over £4 million.

The social impact fund get their revenue from the feed-in tariffs of solar panels installed by British Gas on more than 250 schools across the UK.

To find out more and to apply, visit Centrica’s website.