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Dunmore Community Benefit Fund


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:

  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 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:

  • The advancement of religion. This includes organisations whose purposes include advancement of religion;
  • The establishment of endowment of any school or institution providing further education within the meaning of the education and libraries (Northern Ireland) order 1972;
  • The provision of assistance to any Housing Association within the meaning of the housing (Northern Ireland) order 1976 – *Note: Housing Associations will be eligible for some funds, providing they meet all other eligibility requirements, and if they apply as part of a partnership project, and are not named as the applicant organisation.
  • Organisations located outside the designated area
  • Holidays or trips outside Northern Ireland
  • Individuals
  • Salaries
  • Running costs of large organisations
  • Promotion of religion
  • Applications from statutory organisations
  • Activities or initiatives which should be statutory obligations
  • Political parties

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: Oct 28, 2019 13:00

Oct 28, 2019 13:00

  • Area:

  • Limavady Area - see boundary map

  • Grant size:

  • £500 - £5,000

  • Priorities:

  • 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.

Ready To Apply?

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The fund will be open for applications from 9:00am on 30th September 2019, and will close at 1:00pm on 28th October 2019.

Apply online by clicking here:

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Who to speak to

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Grants Team

If you are unsure about any of the above, or have any other queries, then please contact the Grants Team
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Grants Team

If you are unsure about any of the above, or have any other queries, then please contact the Grants Team

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