Wind Farm Community Funds Open

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The 2020 Wind Farm Community Funds are now open for applications.

The deadline is February 28th, 2020 at 1pm.

For a full list of Wind Farm Community Funds included in this call, please CLICK HERE

The fund is available to community and voluntary groups, non-profit groups or organisations with a charitable status.

The Wind Farm Community Funds will prioritise projects and initiatives that support and benefit the areas surrounding ESB wholly owned and co-owned wind farms, in the following categories:


  • Education and skills.
  • Health, safety and wellbeing.
  • Environment and habitat conservation.
  • Energy efficiency and sustainability.
  • Culture and heritage.
  • Recreation, sport and social inclusion.
  • Tourism (Raheenleagh & Castlepook only)


Getting started on your project ideas early will greatly assist with your application, as a well-developed project is key to a successful outcome.

It is essential to note that applications from groups that do not submit required documentation with the application form e.g. planning permission, planning exemption or owner permission, will not proceed to evaluation.

Applications may made online at, please ensure you take some time to read the Fund Guidelines, prior to submitting you application.  If you are registered a previous call, you can use the same user name and password to apply to the 2020 fund.  If you have lost or forgotten your password, please go to the “Forgot Password” tab, or contact SECAD.

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