Apply for ECO4 funding: how the ECO4 scheme is helping families like yours to cope with the ongoing energy crisis

The ECO4 Scheme came into play as of April 2022. It takes over from previous government schemes in supporting low-income households just like yours to keep heating bills as low as possible.

Remember: energy efficient homes are cheaper to run and lead to a happier quality of life. Comfort. Warmth. Peace of mind. And more cash left over in your wallet to spend on the things you actually enjoy doing.

Applying is quick and stress free

Got a question first? Visit our FAQs page

Three Simple Steps

Take 60 seconds of your time to fill out the form

We’ll let you know whether you’re eligible for a grant

Our engineers will be in touch to book a survey and installation date

No more days and nights spent battling the cold. Keep your home nice and cosy and keep those energy bills low.

Applying is quick and simple. You’re not forced to commit. And you won’t need to pay a penny towards the work your home receives

The best thing about the scheme is that all you need to do is register your interest.

Our dedicated team here at My Eco Grant will take care of everything else for you: from checking your eligibility to enrolling you in the scheme, to ensuring all your energy-efficient home improvements are carried out by qualified tradespeople and installers.

How is the government-backed ECO4 scheme achieving this, and do I qualify?

The scheme is helping low-income households and vulnerable individuals living in fuel-poor homes (bands F and G) to become more energy efficient

. This can be done in a number of ways, for instance: installingRoof Insulation, repairing and improving central heating systems, installing electric storage heaters and fitting Cavity Wall Insulation (all FREE of charge).

The benefit for you is the money you’ll save: month in, month out.

Not to mention less pay-day stress and a huge boost to the warmth and comfort levels of your home.

So, where does My Eco Grant feature in all of this?

We’re the one of companies who can get you started on your ECO4 grant journey AND see it through to completion right by your side. We will manage your journey from start to finish, working to provide the best options of funding available to create a more comfortable, energy-efficient home for you and your family.

Okay, so what’s the catch?

No catch. You just have to meet the government’s criteria as regards the type of benefits you receive. Are you a homeowner or private tenant? Are you in receipt of the qualifying benefits outlined below? There’s a good chance you’ll meet the criteria.

Even if you’re not sure whether or not you qualify, it’s worth your while checking with us! After all, it only takes up a moment of your time and you’ve absolutely nothing to lose.

What’s changed since ECO3?

There have been some changes in who can qualify under the new ECO4 rules, with disability benefits no longer making you eligible. Please check the new criteria below (and if in doubt, just ask):

ECO4 qualifying benefits:

  1. Income based jobseekers allowance (JSA)
  2. Income Related Employment & Support Allowance (ESA)
  3. Income Support (IS)
  4. Pension Credit Guarantee
  5. Working Tax Credit (WTC)
  6. Child Tax Credits (CTC)
  7. Universal Credit (UC)
  8. Housing Benefit (a new benefit making people eligible for ECO4)
  9. Pension Credit Savings (another new eligible benefit for ECO4)

No longer eligible:

  1. Armed Forces Independence Payment (AFIP)
  2. Attendance Allowance
  3. Carer's Allowance
  4. Constant Attendance Allowance
  5. Disability Living Allowance (DLA)
  6. Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit (IIDB)
  7. Personal Independence Payment (PIP)
  8. Severe Disablement Allowance
  9. War Pensions Mobility Supplement (WPMS)

*Child Benefit income threshold to qualify to receive ECO 4 fund.

Number of children Single claimant Member of a couple
1 £19,900 £27,500
2 £24,800 £32,300
3 £29,600 £37,200
4+ £34,500 £42,000

How do I know the ECO4 scheme is legitimate?

In this day and age, you can never be too careful. Thankfully, the ECO4 scheme is 100% legitimate and government backed. It’s been widely covered by numerous media channels online, but you can read all about it on the UK government’s own website.

Aims of the ECO4 grant scheme:

  • Bring properties that fall under bands F or G for energy efficiency up to band D or higher
  • Support low-income households struggling to manage with rising fuel costs
  • Making the UK more energy efficient and combat climate change
  • Bring the scheme to a wider range of people than previous schemes (such as ECO3)
  • Get local authorities and energy suppliers directly involved in supporting fuel-poor households and tackling climate change

What are you waiting for? Pop your details into our simple, secure application form and a member of the My Eco Grant customer support team will be in touch to let you know what happens next.