General Update

Ørsted UK’s Skills Fund Opens to Applications

Grants are available through an open application process to experienced organisations that can develop and deliver Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) related training or education courses, a one-off event, or a programme of targeted events. £255,000 is up for grabs this year, which now includes an £80,000 commitment from Ørsted’s Hornsea 3 Community Fund, […]

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Ørsted launches largest annual Community Benefit Fund

Hornsea 3 Community Fund has launched, with £700,000 per year available to support local groups and organisations in the North Norfolk and East Anglia region. At the end of last year, Ørsted gave the go ahead on the world’s single largest offshore wind farm, Hornsea 3, which will be located in the North Sea, approximately […]

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Burbo Bank Extension Community Fund supports 200 projects

The fund has now awarded over £1.9million to community projects around Liverpool Bay A total of 200 projects have now been awarded funding Thirteen organisations are celebrating their share of a massive £118,000 windfall, as Burbo Bank Extension Community Fund announces its latest round of funding. They join a growing list of groups supported by […]

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Eighteen Projects Funded through East Coast Community Fund

The latest funding round sees 18 organisations celebrating good news as they discover they have been awarded a share of more than £238,000 of grants from Ørsted’s East Coast Community Fund. The awards take the total number of projects supported to 245. Earlier this year, Ørsted announced that they were keen that organisations applying to […]

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Keith Greener Grid Park awards first community grants

Community projects in Keith have been awarded funding to help them become more energy efficient, thanks to a Community Benefit Fund from Statkraft, Europe’s largest generator of renewable energy. Keith Greener Grid Park, developed and operated by renewable energy company Statkraft, delivers funding of £20,000 each year, for the lifetime of the site. Greener Grid […]

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Reaps Moss Wind Farm Funds 50th Project 

Eight groups are celebrating securing much needed grant support as the Reaps Moss Community Fund announces its 2023 funding awards.   The local Reaps Moss Wind Farm has been providing funding through its Community Fund since 2016 and has just seen the 50th local project supported. The total shared by the 51 groups who have benefited […]

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2023 is the best yet for Ørsted’s Walney Extension Community Fund

Ørsted fund awards almost £700,000 in 2023 Fund has now awarded £4.5million to community and STEM projects in Cumbria and Lancashire A total of 248 projects have now been awarded funding The latest round of funding awards sees Ørsted’s Walney Extension Community Fund reach new heights as the total awarded in a single year hits […]

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Local Wind Farm Community Fund Celebrating Success

The latest funding announcements through the local Crook Hill Community Fund see the Fund celebrating three major milestones. The latest 14 groups to receive funding take the total awarded over £300,000, the total number of projects supported over 100 and sees the largest pot of funding distributed in a single funding year. The record-breaking total […]

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