Purpose of the Fund:
This local community fund has been set up by Dunmore Wind Farm to ensure that wind farms, whilst having obvious environmental benefits, also provide significant social and economic benefits to the local community. The Dunmore Community Benefit Fund will be administered on behalf of Dunmore Wind Farm by the Community Foundation for Northern Ireland.
Funding will be available to local community projects that are planned and run for the benefit of the local population within the designated catchment area. Applicant organisations must be located in this area. Boundary Map for Dunmore
The fund welcomes applications from constituted community and voluntary groups that address the following areas:
The 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:
£500 – £5,000
Applicants that currently hold a live grant are not eligible to re-apply in any new round until all outstanding information is provided for the current grant held. This includes details of spend and any monitoring.
Closing Date: Nov 2, 2020 13:00
Nov 2, 2020 13:00
Limavady Area - see boundary map
£500 - £5,000
The fund welcomes applications from constituted community and voluntary groups that address the following areas: 1. Community cohesion and engagement; 2. Energy efficiency and sustainability; 3. Social, cultural or sporting benefit for the local community; 4. Training and education; 5. Environmental benefit; 6. Economic benefit.
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