Fund Update

Council Wins Bees Needs Award

Staff at West Lancashire Borough Council are buzzing over an award they have won for work to help bees. The Council’s Countryside Ranger Service and volunteers have been working closely with Lancashire Wildlife Trust’s Plan Bee Project to improve habitats for wild bees and other pollinators at Beacon Country Park. The Plan Bee project is […]

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DONG Energy announces latest 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 three of the Fund. Each year, approximately £225,000 will be made available for community […]

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New East Coast Community Fund to provide £9.3m boost for coastal areas of Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and North Norfolk

A new fund launched by DONG Energy will make available up to £9.3 million for community and environmental projects in coastal areas of Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and North Norfolk. The East Coast Community Fund is part of the community engagement programme for DONG Energy’s Hornsea Project One and Race Bank offshore wind farms, which are located […]

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Brigg Biomass Plant Community Fund First Round Grants Awarded

Local community groups are celebrating after being awarded grants from the first round of the Brigg Biomass Plant Community Fund. One of the successful applicants is the 1st and 2nd Brigg Scout Group, who will receive a substantial grant to renovate and develop their Scout Hut. The grant will help modernise the kitchen and toilets, […]

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Potato Pot Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund Awards First Grants

Two highly deserving local projects are celebrating being the first to be awarded grants through the new Potato Pot Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund, and the fund organisers are calling for other groups nearby to apply for a share of almost £16,000. The successful projects are Ullock Village Hall and Kirkstile Community Centre. Ullock Village Hall […]

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Community Groups Share £16,000 Windfall

2016 has been a busy year for the Orchard End Community Benefit Fund with seven highly deserving local projects being awarded grants totalling £16,301. The first group to benefit were the Over Wyre Community First Responders who were awarded £2,500 earlier this year to recruit and train two new, local volunteers who will attend 999 […]

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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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