Crook Hill Community Benefit Fund

Crook Hill Community Benefit Fund

Location:

Crook Hill Wind Farm, Lancashire / Yorkshire

Total Grants Available:

£35,000 per year

Fund Provided by:

Hastings

In November 2015, Partnerships for Renewables (PfR) completed the construction of the Crook Hill Wind Farm. There are eleven wind turbines and the site has the capacity to power over 26,000 UK homes. Hastings, the development owners, will donate £35,000 on an annual basis for the operational life of the project, 20-25 years. Donations to the Fund will be index-linked, so can be expected to grow in size in most years.

Project Locations

Projects for which grants are requested must be located within 5km of the Crook Hill Wind Farm. Please click on the map below to check that your project is located within the funding area.

Priority will be given to projects located within the inner 4km priority area.

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Closing Date

There is a single application round each year. The next closing date is 7 March 2018. Decisions will be announced before Mid May 2018.

Grant Recommendations

A Community Advisory Panel (CAP) of local people has been established to help decide how to spend the Fund each year.

Grants Awarded

To find out which organisations were previously awarded grants, please click here

Grant Amounts

The Fund allows groups to apply for grants between £250 and £10,000. Please click below to read the full criteria and find out how to apply.