Carbon offset fund

The carbon offset fund (COF) can provide up to 50% match funding to support works for community groups and public organisations that provide long term carbon emissions reductions in Milton Keynes (MK).


The COF is open to:

  • MK community groups and community organisations
  • public organisations including schools
  • MK Council, parish and town councils
  • MK charities and not for profit organisations
  • bulk domestic schemes active within the borough 


Download our carbon offset fund guidelines for more information.

Projects might include;

  • solar PV panels,
  • low energy lighting,
  • upgrades to windows and doors,
  • insulation e.g. roof, cavity, floor
  • replacement of gas/oil/LPG heating system with heat pumps

Please note carbon capture or offsetting are not eligible, neither are energy storage projects. Only carbon saving projects will be offered funding.

Ready to apply?

When you are ready to apply and would like a copy of the application form please email

The sustainability team are happy to support and answer any questions you may have about the process.

Case studies

The Olney Centre - Air source heat pump, LED lighting, double glazed windows and solar PV panels

Abbey Hill Golf Club - Solar PV panels


Sustainability Team contact information