Local residents wanted to represent Dalavich area on decision making Panel
21 April 2017
A vacancy has arisen for people living in the Dalavich area to serve on Innogy Renewbales UK Limited An Suidhe Community Fund Panel. This locally appointed panel makes decisions about awards from the Fund, which exists to benefit the areas of: Dalavich; Eredine; Furnace; and Inveraray.
This is an opportunity to help ensure the Fund continues to be spent on projects that provide real benefit to those communities.
The Panel meets once a year, in November, to advise the fund administrator, Foundation Scotland, on grants awards from the Fund. Foundation Scotland was appointed by the wind farm operator, Innogy Renewables UK Limited, to administer the Community Fund in 2012. The Foundation works with communities local to the wind farm site to help them decide how funds should be allocated, using its grant-making expertise to ensure positive long lasting impact.
In total, the Panel comprises two members from each of the four areas; one is a community representatives (serving between 1 and 3 years) and the other is a Community Councillor or Director of Dalavich Improvement Group (DIG). The Panel member being sought will work alongside the existing DIG representative and other Panel members.
You can find out more about what’s involved in being a panel member by downloading a role profile.
To put yourself forward for this role, please download a nomination form.
Nominees must be 18 or over and normally resident in the Dalavich area. In the event of more nominations being received than there are vacancies available, selection will be through a fair and transparent process.
Nomination forms must be completed and returned to Foundation Scotland by Friday 2nd June 2017.
For more information contact Tom Black by email firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone Foundation Scotland’s Edinburgh office on 0131 524 0300.