Fairfield Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund

Grants for charitable groups providing activities for local communities located close to the Fairfield Wind Farm, Pica.

Fairfield Windfarm Ltd, operated by EDF Energy Renewables

Who can apply?
• volunteer-led, community groups or local partnerships which benefit the Parishes of Parton, Lowca, Distington, and Moresby

What type of projects can be funded?
Charitable, community activities that are:
• environmental
• educational
• community-related

Examples of activities the Fund would like to support:
• environmental sustainability
• improvements to community facilities
• projects which improve the energy efficiency of residents on low incomes
• projects identified as needed by the local communities in the North Copeland Partnership Plan

What the fund will not support in addition to our normal exclusions:
• individuals
• anti-renewable energy projects

How much can you apply for?
The minimum grant will be £500. In exceptional circumstances, a single grant of £10,000 may be awarded in a year.

Multi-year applications will also be considered.

If you would like further information about this fund please contact:
Lisa Blackwell on 01900 825760 or email grants@cumbriafoundation.org