Fund Update

Funding for Siddick Woodland

Siddick Woodland will undergo a makeover this year thanks to a £3000 grant from Wythegill Community Benefit Fund. The woodland is approximately 25 – 30 years old and accessed from Shore Side in Siddick. The site was used by the mining industry until its closure and has subsequently become a green space for the village. […]

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Additional Closing Dates for the Mick George Community Fund

The Mick George Community Fund has changed from two to four application rounds each year. The next closing date is 28 March, but if you miss this date there are other opportunities on 11 July, 26 September and 9 January 2019 to apply also. For full details about the Fund and how to submit an application, […]

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First pay-outs to local groups from Hallburn Wind Farm Community Fund

New Christmas lights, IT equipment for local army cadets, replacement windows for a bowling club, equipment for a community play area and support for a youth project are among ten good causes that are the first to benefit from the Hallburn Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund. The first £33,000 in grants from the Community Benefit […]

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Community Fund Awards Second Round of Grants

Seventeen deserving local organisations are celebrating the news that they have been awarded grants from the second round of Ørsted’s East Coast Community Fund. The renewable energy company, formerly known as DONG Energy, has committed to a fund worth £195,000 every six months for the next 20 years as part of its community engagement. The […]

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Another Busy Year for the Crook Hill Community Benefit Fund

2017 is proving to be a busy year for the Crook Hill Community Benefit Fund with 15 new groups receiving funding for their many and varied community projects. These highly deserving local projects fought off stiff competition to scoop their share of the £35,000 annual funding ‘pot’. The Crook Hill Fund was launched in 2015 and […]

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DONG Energy announces latest round of grants for the community

  Sixteen deserving organisations are celebrating the news that they have been awarded grants as part of DONG Energy’s Walney Extension Community Fund. The lucky groups will each receive a share of the just over £250,000 windfall available under round three of the Fund which launched in 2016. The full list of organisations awarded grants […]

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Sale Sharks team up with energy giant to deliver Wirral rugby project

A generous grant from the Burbo Bank Extension Community Fund helps Sale Sharks Community Trust deliver girls’ rugby project Funding will also help coaches deliver walking rugby and disability rugby on the Wirral Sale Sharks has joined forces with one of Europe’s leading energy groups to launch a new Wirral-based project designed to get more […]

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Bridging Black Beck

Although not quite on the same scale as the new Queensberry Crossing, Dean Parish Council are no less excited to see their new bridge in Ullock Community Woodland open to the public. The footbridge has been installed thanks to a grant of £5,400 from the Potato Pot Community Fund. Although only 9 metres in length, […]

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New Community Fund Awards First Grants

Twenty one highly deserving local organisations are celebrating being awarded grants through the new East Coast Community Fund. The new Fund launched by DONG Energy in December last year will make available up to £9.3 million for community and environmental projects in coastal areas of Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and North Norfolk. The East Coast Community Fund […]

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DONG Energy announce plans for a new “Skills Fund” for coastal areas of Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and North Norfolk

DONG Energy are delighted to announce their plans for a new £75,000 Skills Fund. This forms part of the company’s £465,000 East Coast Community Fund annual commitment announced earlier in December last year. £55,000 will be available through an open application process to experienced organisations that can develop and deliver Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths […]

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