Wind Farm Community Funds

The Wind Farm Community Funds initiative was established by ESB Group and is managed by Groundwork Northern Ireland. The initiative seeks to support the communities neighbouring wind farms part of ESB group to become more sustainable through the support of positive local initiatives and activities.

The fund is open until Friday 22 November 2019 at 12 noon.
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Who can apply?
Any registered charity; voluntary/community sector organization; sports or recreation club; or school.

What can you apply for?
The ESB Community fund is to support community projects which clearly address current and emerging local issues, needs and opportunities, while also seeking to develop and build upon existing initiatives.

From equipment to hire venue charges; from painting lessons to science books, you can apply for items that will help you address at least one of the following themes:

  • EligibilityEducation and skills

  • Health, safety and wellbeing

  • Environment and habitat conservation

  • Energy efficiency and sustainability

  • Culture and heritage

  • Recreation, sport and social inclusion

To be eligible to apply, you must meet all the following criteria:

  • Your project must address at least one of the above themes

  • Your project must be located within:

  • 10 km of Crockdun Wind Farm

  • or 10 km of Crockagarran Wind Farm

  • or 7 km of Carrickatane Wind Farm

  • or 7 km of Curryfree Wind Farm

  • or 7 km of Eglish Wind Farm

OR the primary beneficiaries of your project must be drawn from one of the above areas of benefit.

Contact: Angelica Florez, Groundwork Northern Ireland
Telephone: 028 9099 2544