About Us

The rural funding experts.

The Process is Simple and most importantly FREE

Frequently Asked Questions

Rural Funding Services are an ECO Funding Company. Our Job is to identify people who may qualify for varying pots of Government Funding to improve the energy efficiency of their home. We do this through Social Media, Leafleting and outbound tele-marketing. We specialise in funding for rural areas, primarily for people who live outside of the mains gas network.

The Energy Company Obligation (ECO) is a government energy efficiency scheme in Great Britain to help reduce carbon emissions and tackle fuel poverty.

The scheme began on the 1st October 2018, you actually qualify under the Home Heating Cost Reduction Obligation (HHCRO)Under HHCRO, obligated suppliers must provide measures which improve the ability of households to heat their homes. This includes actions that result in heating savings, such as; insulation measures.

We work with a number of highly qualified and award winning installers who specialise in fitting insulation measures. One of our most trusted installers are Green Key Installations Ltd.

Meet The Team

Below there is a little bit about each member of our team and a link to each of their e-mails should you wish to contact them directly. We are always happy to offer help and advice and our services are FREE to homeowners, landlords and tenants.

Dan Taylor

Managing Director

Our MD has years of experience of working in some of the UK's largest blue chip companies and has been responsible for launching some of the UK's best known household brands. Dan's family live on The North Yorkshire Moors and it was through initially investigating funding for his mother that he discovered the need for someone to help guide people through this process. Dan plays Cricket for a local team and has 4 children who take up most of his time outside of work!

Andy Crawford

Funding Director

Andy looks after our team of Funding Managers and has overall responsibility for making sure the funding is released for each job. This can be a complex process as each funding pack can ultimately comprise of almost 100 sheets. Andy lives in Marske-by-the-Sea has 2 children and also plays Cricket locally.

Callum Taylor

Financial Manager

Callum is responsible for gathering the technical information required for our Funders and our Install partners, this involves visiting peoples homes to asses their current systems and completing technical information and drawings. Callum enjoys attending music events and also plays Cricket and enjoys winter sports.

Claire Kilpatrick

Senior Funding Manager

Claire has been with us since day 1 and is our most experienced Funding Manager. She has secured hundreds of deals all across the UK from Inverness in Scotland to Truro in Cornwall. Claire has 4 kids and lives by the Seaside in Redcar in North Yorkshire.

Allie Kirkbright

Admin Manager

Allie looks after the admin office and ensures all of the application paperwork is up to date and correct. She enjoys horse riding and expressive dance.

Laura Bragg

Marketing Manager

Laura is part of our Marketing team and has great customer service skills. She so good at looking after her customers that most of her work comes from referrals. Laura is a keen traveller and is often jetting off to exotic places with her fiancee Cameron.

Faye Moran

Marketing Manager

Faye is the Brain box in the office. She has a degree in History and speaks 3 Languages including Chinese and taught English in China. She keeps everyone in check and is always educating us all!

Dan Cummins

Funding Manager

Dan is an aspiring actor who has taken part in some freelance short films for Rural Funding Services. He is the perfectionist of the office and likes to make sure his customers are well taken care of. He has a 10 month old mini-me at home, although he doesn't think they look alike!

Liam Kirkbright

Funding Manager

Liam is one of our funding managers specialising in off-gas properties and insulation measures, he has excellent customer care and his clients always come back to us with positive things to say. Liam has a young daughter called Honey and also coaches a school football team in his spare time.


Resident Office Dog

Stanley is our resident office dog here. He loves to play fetch and have cuddles with everyone in the office, but doesn't like to see anyone working hard. Then his favourite thing to do is to steal pens and have everyone chase him around!