Grampound Community Benefit Fund

Location:

Grampound, Cornwall

Total Grants Available:

c£18,000 per year

Fund Provided by:

Garlenick Wind Farm Ltd

The Garlenick Wind Farm is owned and managed by Netro Energy Limited (originally developed by Airvolution Energy).

The turbines became operational by the end of 2014.

Garlenick Wind Farm Ltd has committed c£18,000 per year for community grants.

To qualify for a grant, your project will need to be located within the Parish of Grampound with Creed.

The Fund

The Fund allows groups to apply for grants between £150 and £9,000 (or up to 50% of the value of the Fund if this is higher than £9,000). In exceptional circumstances a larger grant of up to the total value of the Fund for the year may be considered (i.e. to £18,000).

There will be one application round to apply to each year. However, additional rounds may be established if not all of the funding is allocated.

The next deadline date is 26 March 2025.

Historically, applicants were invited to present their applications to the local Advisory Panel at a public meeting as part of the decision-making process. Applicants will not now be invited to attend these meetings.

Please click below to read the full criteria:

To find out which organisations were previously awarded grants, please click here

The Local Advisory Panel 

A local Advisory Panel (AP) has been established (through an open and transparent local ballot and voting process), to help decide how the grants will be allocated.

The current AP members are:

  • Dean Jenkins – Chair
  • Michael Bunney – in his capacity as Cornwall County Councillor
  • Kay Chapman
  • Geoff Hodgson
  • Rob McGuinness
  • Sarah Roberson
  • Shirley Turner – Parish Council representative
  • Simon Fielder
  • Allison May

The Terms of Reference for this group can be viewed by clicking here