Orchard End Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund


Orchard End Wind Farm, Lancashire

Total Grants Available:

£16,000 per year

Fund Provided by:

Orchard End Wind Farm

The Fund is open to new applications. There is £16,000 available to give out in grants each year.

Project locations

Projects for which grants are requested must be located within 4km of REG Power Management’s Orchard End Wind Farm. Priority will be given to projects located within 3km.

To see whether your project falls within the eligible funding area, please click on the map image below:

If you would like to check if your project is within the eligible area, click the ‘View larger map’ icon (top right)to access the magnifyer which, once clicked will enable you to enter the project postcode.


There are two funding rounds to apply to each year. Half of the available annual funding, this being £8,000, will be available at each funding round. The next two closing dates for applications are:

Closing date:
24 July 2024
Decision date:
End September 2024
Closing date:
10 January 2025
Decision date:
Early March 2025
Grants Awarded

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

Grant Amounts

The Fund allows groups to apply for grants between £250 and £8,000. Please click below to read the full criteria and how to apply:

Decision Making

Applications are reviewed by a local Community Advisory Panel (CAP) that has been established to help decide how the grants will be allocated from the Fund.

Below is a list of the current CAP members:

  • David Salisbury
  • Christopher Meadows
  • Pilling Parish Council (TBC)
  • Cheryl Vardey
  • Neil Cookson
  • Alice Collinson
  • Mark Barlow