Supporting charities, community and voluntary projects within a 10 km radius of the Barmoor Wind Farm

  • Grant Range: £250 to £10,000, in exceptional circumstances applications up to £20,000 may be considered
  • Closing Date: Monday 5 March 2018
  • Apply Online

Who can apply?

Priority is given to community and voluntary groups, schools or other such organisations based within a 5 km radius of the Barmoor wind farm. Applications will also be considered from organisations based within a 10km radius of the wind farm. If an organisation based outside of the 10km radius can clearly demonstrate that an application is directly benefiting residents living within the priority area, it will also be considered.

How much money can be applied for?

Grants of between £500 and £10,000 are available. In exceptional circumstances, grants of up to £20,000 may be considered. Please note that only one application per organisation will be considered at each Panel meeting!

Priority (Geographical):

1. Priority is given to community and voluntary groups, schools or other such organisations based within a 5 km radius of the Barmoor wind farm.
2. Applications will also be considered from organisations based within a 10km radius of the wind farm.
3. If an organisation based outside of the 10km radius can clearly demonstrate that an application is directly benefiting residents living within the priority area, it will also be considered.

Fund Criteria:

Capital items that will have a long lasting benefit (a minimum of two quotes required);
Improvements to community buildings (a minimum of two quotes required);
Biodiversity and habitat conservation; Energy conservation and increased use of renewables;
Community trips and events; Start-up costs for new groups; This list is not exhaustive!

What will not be funded:

Individuals
Retrospective grants
Replacing statutory responsibility
Political campaigns
Religious campaigns
Likely to cause reputational damage or contrary to the aims of the Community Foundation or the Donor
Personal gain
Repayment of loans or debts

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