Purpose of the Fund:
This local community benefit fund was set up by Gaelectric in 2016 and is now managed by CGN Europe – a wind energy and energy storage company that believes in a sustainable future. GCN is committed to ensuring that their wind farms, whilst having obvious environmental benefits, also provide significant economic benefits to the local community.
The Carn Hill Community Benefit Fund is available to local community projects within the Monkstown, Grange, Woodburn, Greenisland and Ballynure areas.
The Carn Hill Community Benefit Fund is administered by the Community Foundation for Northern Ireland.
Please see area map: Carn Hill Map
The fund aims to encourage:
The fund will support projects addressing issues within the following theme areas:
Priorities will be given to:
The Community Foundation will not fund organisations or activities which promote causes that are contrary to our purposes. Causes and activities that are contrary to our purposes include, but may not be limited to, those outlined in our investment policy. We will not therefore fund organisations or activities which we determine are linked to the promotion of armaments, alcohol, human rights abuses, tobacco or pornography.
In Addition We Will Not Fund:
Size of Grants Available:
Up to £10,000
Closing Date: Nov 2, 2020 13:00
Nov 2, 2020 13:00
Funding will be available to local community projects within the Monkstown, Grange, Woodburn, Greenisland and Ballynure areas.
Up to £10,000
Projects aimed at providing skills development for young adults, Intergenerational projects, Projects tackling rural isolation, Projects based around community arts, Projects which improve the utilisation of community space
The fund will be open for applications from 9:00am on 28th September 2020, and will close at 1:00pm on 2nd November 2020.
Apply online by clicking here:APPLY NOW
If you are unsure about any of the above, or have any other queries, then please contact the Grants Team