Innogy Renewables UK Limited

Lochelbank Community Fund

Background

RWE Innogy Lochelbank Community Fund benefits people living in the areas covered by the Community Councils of Glenfarg and Earn. The Fund is provided by RWE Innogy UK, the owners and operators of the Lochelbank Wind Farm.

The Fund was opened in January 2012. An annual amount of £20,000, rising in line with inflation, will be paid into the Fund for the operating life of the wind farm.

A Community Panel, made up of people who live, work or volunteer in the two community council areas decide how grants are awarded from the Fund.

Groups and organisations working to benefit people in the Glenfarg and Earn areas can to apply to the Fund. Your group must have a constitution (a governing document or set of rules) and be set up on a not-for-profit basis. It does not need to be a registered charity to apply.

 

 

Making A Difference

The fund will provide grants to support charitable activities that:

  • Enhance quality of life for local residents

  • Contribute to vibrant, healthy, successful and sustainable communities

  • Promote community spirit and encourage community activity

 

The following case studies provides examples of how the fund is making a difference to the community

Glenfarg Village Hall

Bridge of Earn (Brig in Bloom)

Timescales

Deadline

Panel Meeting

15 Feb 2017 

12 April 2017

14 June 2017

16 August 2017

13 September 2017 

15 November 2017 

How to Apply

 You can apply online or alternatively you can download and complete the application form. Download a copy of the guidance document for further information about how to apply, or alternatively call our Edinburgh office on 0131 524 0300 or email.

For micro grants please contact the Secretary of Earn and Glenfarg Community Councils. Applications can be made in the form of a letter directly to the Secretary of the Community Council.

Grants

Latest Grants

Glenfarg Village Hall

  • To carry out repairs and light refurbishment to the main hall, stage and toilets.
  •  Amount awarded: £2,835

Forgandenny Village Hall

  • To fund an external survey of the building and carry out initial stonework repairs to one facade in order to establish the scale and cost of repairs needed over the whole building.
  •  Amount awarded: £1,000

Perth Chamber Music Society

  • To contribute to the cost of holding a community music event on 7 October 2016, including a performance of Prokofiev's "Peter and the Wolf," demonstrations of instruments and the opportunity for audience and musicians to interact.
  •  Amount awarded: £533

Glenfarg Tennis Club

  • To purchase new nets, a yardstick for measuring net height and floodlight shades. To hire coaches in other sports to expand the group's tuition courses for schoolchildren.
  •  Amount awarded: £1,270

Glenfarg Community Company

  • To provide for sundry expenses over the next six months, including meeting room hire, travel expenses, stationery, etc.
  • Amount awarded: £409

All Grants

Click here to see a list of all our grants

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