Drone Hill Wind Farm Community Fund

The Drone Hill Wind Farm Community Fund supports community projects benefiting those living in the areas covered by Reston & Auchencrow, Grantshouse, Coldingham, and Cockburnspath & Cove Community Councils. The fund is provided by Greencoat UK Wind, the owners of the Drone Hill Wind Farm in East Berwickshire.

The fund opened in 2012. An annual amount of 40,000, inflation-adjusted, will be paid into the fund each year for the operating life of the wind farm.

Grant size: £250 - £10,000

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Purpose

The fund provides grants to support charitable activities that:

  • Enhance the quality of life for local residents
  • Enhance the quality of life for local residents
  • Contribute to vibrant, healthy, successful and sustainable communities

Grants may support a wide range of costs, for example, the costs of equipment, staff or sessional workers, consultations, running costs for local groups, maintenance or refurbishment of community facilities, and so on.

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Application

For additional criteria on who can apply, what can or cannot be funded and how decisions are made then please visit their web site

Application deadline for decision late May 2023 is 26/03/23 and application deadline for a decision Nov 2023 is 10/09/23 (Click Summary in Navbar/Menu)

All the information you require and how to apply can be found on the Foundation Scotland website (link below)

More Information & Application

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Previous Awards

Quick look at how the money was distributed from previous years.

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