In November 2014, DONG Energy was granted planning permission for an extension to the operational Walney offshore wind farm. The site will be located in the Irish Sea off the Cumbrian coastline. GrantScape has been working with DONG Energy to undertake community consultation to begin to shape the Walney Extension Community Fund. The first stage of […]
GrantScape is delighted to announce that we are working with Solarcentury to administer their Community Funds. Two of their solar farms in Nottinghamshire have Funds that are now open to applications, with more solar farms to follow. For full information about the Solarcentury Community Fund and to find out if your community can benefit please click here.
More parks and green spaces than ever will be flying the Green Flag Award this year – more than 1,582 across the UK. Sunny Bank Vale in Droylsden, Tameside, Greater Manchester is one of the very best in the UK – and that’s official. The green space is among a record-breaking 1,582 parks and green […]
There have been some changes to the Mick George Community Fund’s criteria. It is important you read these carefully if you are considering submitting an application as they may affect whether your project is eligible to apply for a grant. The two changes, effective immediately, are: Unless by invitation, organisations can only apply for a […]
We are delighted to confirm that the Burbo Bank Extension Community Fund is now open for grant applications. There are two application closing dates each year, the first being 2 September 2015. Please click here for more information.
We are pleased to announce that the community consultation process for the Walney Extension Community Fund is now open. The first stage of the process is to gather as many local views as possible on how the Fund should be set up. People living in coastal communities near to the proposed offshore windfarm development in Cumbria and Lancashire are encouraged to complete our online […]
Following further consultation, the proposed benefit area for the Burbo Bank Extension is now ready to view. Before you decide to attend one of our three public exhibitions, in March, it is important that you check the map as your project may not be located in the proposed area of benefit. Please click here to […]
Local schoolchildren, joined representatives from Groundwork and West Lancashire Borough Council recently to celebrate improvements to a much loved woodland. Ruff Wood, off Vicarage Lane, is a popular walking site for local people in Ormskirk. Groundwork’s Design and Build Team, have recently carried out work to make the site more accessible and visitor friendly. The improvements, […]