6th Jun 2018

The Community Foundation is looking for Community Advisory Panel Members for the EDF ER Blyth Offshore Demonstrator Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund. 

The panel member position will involve up to two meetings a year to make recommendations on grant applications to the Community Foundation. We are interested in attracting applicants from within the fund area of benefit, Blyth, East Bedlington, Cambois and the Seaton Valley. The deadline for applications to the position of community panel member is Friday 6 July 2018.

The £55,000 per year Fund is for the promotion of any exclusively charitable purpose primarily in the Area of Benefit (Blyth, Cambois, Seaton Valley and East Bedlington in South East Northumberland, see map here). Applications will be accepted for grants from £500 up to £10,000 for the following:

  • capital, activities and development;
  • access to training and/or educational activities for disadvantaged gifted and talented young people;
  • access to amateur sport or the arts for disadvantaged gifted and / or talented young people; and / or
  • Sustainable Development by the promotion of sustainable means of achieving economic growth and regeneration.

Apply now

For more information on how to apply to become a panel member, download the application here.

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