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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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East Coast Proposed Funding Area and Public Events

A map has been prepared showing the proposed funding area for the East Coast Community Fund. The area will not be finalised until after the completion of the consultation. If you are located in the proposed area come along and share your ideas with us at one of the public events we are holding in Hornsea, […]

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Great Response to the East Coast Survey

The first stage of the East Coast Community Fund has been successfully completed. Thank you to more than 360 people who took the time and opportunity to have a say, and help influence how the Fund is set up, by completing our online survey. The remaining stages of the consultation will take place over the next couple […]

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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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