The Wind Farm Community Fund is open for applications until March 16th 2018. This fund supports community and voluntary organisations, for projects that benefit the wider community near the Wind Farm. Grants given last year ranged from € 1,500 to over €10,000.
Eligibility is confined to local community groups and organisations from within the area of benefit. This can vary but is roughly within a specified radius from the windfarm.
Wind farms where Leitrim groups might* be within the radius include:
- Black Banks Wind Farm, Co. Leitrim
- Carrane Hill Wind Farm, Co. Sligo
- Garvagh Glebe Wind Farm, Co. Leitrim
- Tullynahaw Wind Farm, Co. Roscommon
Check out the ESB Overview of the Community Funds HERE.
See the “How to Guide” for the Wind Farm Community Funds online application system. It also provides information on the application, evaluation and claim process.
To make an application to the fund, go to the online application form at
Further information can be found at www.windfarmcommunityfunds.ie
Elaine Barrett, SECAD Administration
SECAD Partnership CLG, Midleton Community Enterprise Centre, Owennacurra Business Park, Knockgriffin, Midleton, Co. Cork