Support for services that are of benefit to the residents of Eglingham Parish, Northumberland

  • Grant Range: £250 to £81,000 for group, and up to £2,000 for individuals
  • Closing Date: midnight Sunday 6 February 2022
  • Apply Online

Area of benefit:

Applications are invited for the RWE Renewables Middlemoor Windfarm Community Benefit Fund at the Community Foundation.

  • Priority consideration will be given to applications from individuals, groups, projects and activities based within the Parish of Eglingham.
  • Consideration will also be given to applications from groups and organisations outside of Eglingham Parish that provide services and activities that are deemed by the Fund to be of benefit to residents of the Parish.



Who can apply?

  • Constituted voluntary, community groups and charities based within the Parish of Eglingham. Consideration will also be given to constituted voluntary, community groups and charities which operate outside the Parish, if the proposal benefits people living within the Parish of Eglingham.
  • Individuals resident within the Parish of Eglingham: See guidance notes on the Community Foundation website for individual applications: and please contact the Community Foundation before applying.

What can be funded?

The Fund is particularly interested in receiving applications which support young people, older people, mental health, biodiversity and energy conservation and renewable energy, and will:

  • consider requests for both capital and revenue funding. 
  • support requests that are charitable, educational, philanthropic and benevolent in purpose.
  • make grants to community groups, voluntary/charitable organisations and schools (for non-statutory purposes only).
  • consider capital items, which have tangible lasting benefit, including improvements to community buildings.
  • other projects which are community based and/or community led.

Applications will be considered from charities and other organisations which provide services to residents of Northumberland, but perhaps not currently to residents of the Eglingham Parish, for funding of up to £10,000, in exceptional circumstances higher amounts may be considered.

Please note: this list is not exhaustive, and you are encouraged to contact the Community Foundation to discuss any proposals that you may have.

What will not be funded:

  • Retrospective grants.
  • Activities that are the current responsibility of statutory authorities (e.g. School curriculum activities, road repairs etc).
  • Political campaigns.
  • Religious campaigns.
  • Individuals full-time resident outside the parish of Eglingham.
  • Projects, activities within the parish of Ellingham (for so long as a dedicated community wind farm benefit fund exists within Ellingham Parish).
  • Projects whose purpose is to generate income for personal gain.
  • Repayment of loans or debts.
  • Funding for third party distribution.
  • Anti-renewable energy/windfarm activities.
  • Activities likely to bring the reputation of the Community Foundation or RWE Renewables Ltd or its subsidiaries into disrepute.

How to apply

Please apply online by clicking apply online above

Please apply online at

For further details please contact:

Pete Barrett, Senior Programme Advisor, Community Foundation Tyne and Wear & Northumberland


Tel: 0191 222 0945

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