Volunteer Advisory Panel Members Needed in Allerdale

18th October 2013

Community organisations and partnerships within Bridekirk, Blindcrake, Gilcrux, and Plumbland are eligible to receive an initial to £175,000 grant aid from the Tallentire Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund.

Cumbria Community Foundation has been appointed by RES to manage the community fund and are looking to recruit volunteers for the Advisory Panel. The fund will provide grants to support community, educational or environmental activities in Bridekirk, Blindcrake, Gilcrux, and Plumbland.

The role of the panel is to advise on grant application to the Tallentire Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund and it will meet at least twice a year. Training will be provided and members will have the opportunity to meet funded groups.

Ideally applicants will have some experience of working or volunteering for a community organisation and must live in the parishes of Bridekirk, Blindcrake, Gilcrux, and Plumbland.

Annalee Holliday, Grants and Donor Service Officer from Cumbria Community Foundation said: “We like to involve as many local people as possible when making grants, ensuring our awards reflect the local needs of each community. This is a great opportunity for local people to become involved with our grant process.”

If you are interested, please complete the simple application form and return it by 4th November 2013 to Annalee Holliday on annalee@cumbriafoundation.org who can also answer any questions on 01900 825760.