Lindhurst Wind Farm Community Fund

Description: This grant scheme has been set up to support community organisations and voluntary groups, including social enterprises, based in Rainworth, Blidworth and in the south Mansfield ward of Lindhurst. It has been made available by Lindhurst Wind Farm Ltd. and is operated by RWE Renewables Ltd. The Nottinghamshire Community Foundation is co-ordinating the grant scheme.

Type: Project & Capital Costs

Status: Closed

Maximum: £250 - £2,000

Opening: 01/11/2021

Deadline: 07/02/2022

Notes: Apply before deadline





Description
This grant scheme has been set up to support community organisations and voluntary groups, including social enterprises, based in Rainworth, Blidworth and in the south Mansfield ward of Lindhurst.  It has been made available by Lindhurst Wind Farm Ltd. and is operated by RWE Renewables Ltd.  The Nottinghamshire Community Foundation is co-ordinating the grant scheme.

This fund is available for the following groups who deliver projects under any of the following themes.


Who is eligible for a grant?
Local community organisations and voluntary groups based in Rainworth, Blidworth and in the south Mansfield ward of Lindhurst that are undertaking environmental, educational, community and charitable activities.

All applicant organisations must:

  • have a bank account requiring two signatures;
  • be properly constituted;
  • be not for profit or a social enterprise/community business.

Applicants must be able to provide copies of their constitution and latest audited annual accounts or reports.

What can a grant be used for?

A grant of up to £2,000 may be used to support a one-off activity, ongoing activities or for minor capital expenditure e.g.:

  • To purchase equipment
  • To produce publicity material
  • Towards running a pilot project
  • To assist with running costs
  • Minor capital works
  • Equipment or building alterations
  • To contribute to the costs of an outing

Grants will not be awarded to:

  • Statutory or public services
  • Organisations that have large reserves that are not designated for a specific purpose
  • Organisations that do not operate or run activities within the area of benefit
  • Groups not properly constituted


Amount Available and Rounds
This is an annual grant with variable amounts each year.
Groups can apply for amounts between £250 and £2,000

For more information please contact us on 01623 620202 or email enquiries@nottscf.org.uk.

 

Apply to the Lindhurst Wind Farm Community Fund

 

Previously funded projects include: