Lairg Windfarm

Community Fund

Background

The Fund is provided by Lairg Wind Farm Ltd, the operator of the Lairg Wind Farm - the three turbine site at Cnoc Na Inghinnin – and aims to benefit the community within Lairg Community Council area.

This Fund will make £22,000, index linked to the Retail Price Index, available in each year. It is administered by Foundation Scotland, with decisions on awards made by Lairg Community Council.

Read the fund case study.

 

Making A Difference

The Lairg Community Fund will provide grants to support charitable activities that enhance quality of life for local residents, contribute to vibrant, healthy, successful and sustainable communities and promote community spirit and encourage community activity.  

Grant requests to support a wide range of costs and activities will be considered e.g equipment costs, running costs for local groups, staff or sessional workers costs, consultations, maintenance or refurbishment of community facilities etc.

Read the following case study to see how the fund is making a difference to the community

Loch Shin Sailing Club

 

 

Timescales

Applications for up to £2,500 can be submitted at any time to Foundation Scotland, but an application must be received a month before a Community Council meeting for it to be considered at that meeting.

The dates for all the planned meetings this year are available on the Lairg Community Council website

 

How to Apply

To apply for up to £2,500 please complete the online application form or download the application form.

Grants

Latest Grants

Lairg Community Association

  • To contribute to the cost of replacing the lighting in the Centre with LED lighting.
  • Amount awarded: £2,500

Light Up Lairg

  • To repair and re-design the group's faulty older style lights.
  • Amount awarded: £2,500

All Grants

Click here to see a list of all our grants

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