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Ørsted Launch Round 2 of the “Skills Fund” for Coastal Areas of Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and North Norfolk

We are delighted to announce that the second round of Orsted’s East Coast Skills Fund is now open to applications. £55,000 will be available again through an open application process to experienced organisations that can develop and deliver Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) related training or education courses, a one-off event, or a programme of targeted […]

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Work on New Visitor Hub Gets Underway

A new visitor hub at one of South Cumbria’s most spectacular nature reserves is being created thanks to a £23,000 grant from renewable energy company Ørsted through their Walney Extension Community Fund. Cumbria Wildlife Trust has been welcoming visitors to South Walney Nature Reserve for many years. Wildlife lovers have been able to walk along […]

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Hull Children’s University London Experience

The East Coast Community Fund provided Hull Children’s University with a grant of £18,430 to deliver a 12-month programme of activities, ensuring children in areas of high deprivation along the East Coast have access to social development programmes that help them develop the skills they need to achieve in adulthood. Working with Primary Schools, local employers […]

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Brand new litter bug!

A grant of £10,000 provided by the Augean Community Fund to Nene Park Trust contributed towards the purchase of a new Polaris off-road vehicle, which will help keep Ferry Meadows Country Park looking great and free from litter. The purchase will help make the Park cleaner and safer for its visitors. Nene Park Trust strive to […]

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Putting the ‘bee’ in Ashurst Beacon

Rare species of bees have been protected in West Lancashire thanks to a £15,000 grant from the Whitemoss Community Fund. The ‘Places for People and Pollinators’ project has been delivered by Lancashire Wildlife Trust for past two years at the historic Ashurst Beacon and looks to manage the grassland habitat which is particularly valuable for […]

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Funding Boost to Opportunities for Young People in District

Lancashire Youth Challenge (LYC) is celebrating the perfect start to the new year having secured more than £17K in vital investment from Ørsted, the renewable energy company. The money, following a successful application by LYC to Ørsted’s Walney Extension Community Fund, will help secure the employment of staff to deliver a programme, Our Place In […]

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Ørsted announces latest round of grants for community projects around Liverpool Bay

Fifteen local organisations around Liverpool Bay are celebrating the news that they have been awarded grants as part of Ørsted’s Burbo Bank Extension Community Fund. The recipients will each receive a share of the £112,500 windfall available under the fifth round of grants awarded by the Fund. Each year for the expected 25 year lifetime […]

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Ørsted announce winners for the first round of a new “Skills Fund” for coastal areas of Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and North Norfolk

Ørsted, the renewable energy company formerly known as DONG Energy, is delighted to announce that decisions have now been reached on the first round of their new £75,000 Skills Fund. Two deserving organisations share £55,000 for projects that will deliver Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) related educational activities. The first award goes to the […]

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Bacup and Todmorden share £10,000 windfall

Seven highly deserving local groups have been busy over the summer spending £10,000 in grant money which they scooped earlier in the year from the Reaps Moss Community Benefit Fund. Bacup received both the largest and the smallest individual grant awards. Bacup Cricket Club received £2,052 to help support both their junior and senior coaching […]

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More first responders to be recruited along the East Coast

LIVES first responders of Lincolnshire will be able to help more people living along the east coast of Lincolnshire in their greatest time of need, thanks to a £25,119 grant from DONG Energy’s East Coast Community Fund.  LIVES already responds to more than 20,000 people in 999 medical emergency but the funding boost will allow […]

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