Hellrigg Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund

Grants for charitable activities for communities located close to the Hellrigg Wind Farm.

RWE Renewables UK Ltd

Who can apply?
• volunteer-led and community groups which benefit the Parishes of Silloth-on-Solway, Holme St Cuthbert’s, Holme Low, and Holme Abbey

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

Examples of activities the Fund would like to support:
• activities for disadvantaged young people
• community events
• improvements to community facilities
• projects that support environmental sustainability
• projects to improve the energy efficiency of residents on low incomes

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 for one year.

Multi-year applications will be considered.

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