Fund Update

New Community Fund Awards First Grants

Thirteen highly deserving local organisations are celebrating being awarded grants through the new Walney Extension Community Benefit Fund. The successful groups that will receive grants from the first round are: CHAT Carer and Bereavement Support Group, Thornton – £500 Walney Community Trust Youth Club – £12,126 Howgill Family Centre, Millom – £18,772 The Hill in […]

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Potato Pot Wind Farm Grants Increase

The Potato Pot Wind Farm is now operational and a further £2,700 has been donated, meaning a total of £18,900 is available for communities located within 4km of the turbines, to apply for. Please click below to read more:

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DONG Energy announces 2nd round of grants for community projects around Liverpool Bay

Sixteen local organisations around Liverpool Bay are celebrating the news that they have been awarded grants as part of DONG Energy’s Burbo Bank Extension Community Fund. The lucky recipients will each receive a share of the £112,500 windfall available under round two of the Fund. Netherton Park Community Association scooped the largest award and will […]

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New £10 million Fund Opens to Public Consultation

The £10 million East Coast Community Fund announced in April by DONG Energy is now open to public consultation. National grant-making charity GrantScape has been appointed to complete the consultation process and to administer the Fund. The Fund will ensure that local people benefit from the operation of two of the DONG Energy offshore wind […]

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Mick George Community Fund Doubles

We are delighted to announce a significant increase in the size of the Mick George Community Fund to £500,000 per year. The Fund’s annual value was previously £200,000 – £250,000. At the same time, the Fund’s area of coverage for eligible projects has been extended to include Milton Keynes and parts of Bedfordshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire […]

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Mick George Community Fund Awards Grants

Seven highly deserving organisations are celebrating being awarded grants through the Mick George Community Fund. The successful groups to receive a share of the £230,000 available for this funding round are: IDID Adventure CIC; to provide an exciting new indoor Climbing Centre in Corby Ringstead Parish Council: to create a new community garden in Ringstead’s village centre, on the site of […]

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Coastal Recycling Community Fund Awards Grants

Six highly deserving organisations in Devon are celebrating being awarded grants through the Coastal Recycling Community Fund. The successful groups to receive a share of the £55,560 available for this funding round are: The Parochial Church Council of St James Ashreigney; replacing their cracked bell The Friends of Berry Castle; conservation through engagement with local […]

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£62,500 Shared by 6 Lucky Local Projects

Six extremely lucky local groups are celebrating following receiving confirmation that their bids to the Whitemoss Community Fund have been successful. Competition for funding this year was extremely high with the largest amount of funding requested since the Fund launched all the way back in 2010. The largest grant was scooped by Groundwork Cheshire, Lancashire […]

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New Community Fund Awards First Grants

Two highly deserving local projects are celebrating being awarded grants through the new Reaps Moss Community Benefit Fund. Stubbylee Park in Bacup has been awarded £5,000 to give the duck pond a new lease of life and attract more visitors to this already popular attraction. This project is also receiving monies through Rossendale Borough Council. […]

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Walney Extension Community Benefit Fund set to provide up to £15 million boost for coastal areas of Lancashire and Cumbria

A fund launched by DONG Energy today is set to make available up to £15m million to support community and environmental projects in coastal areas of Lancashire and Cumbria. The Walney Extension Community Fund is part of the community engagement programme for DONG Energy’s Walney Extension offshore windfarm, being built 9 kilometres off the Cumbrian […]

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