Orchard End Community Benefit Fund

Orchard End Community Benefit Fund


Orchard End Wind Farm, Lancashire

Total Grants Available:

£16,000 per year

Fund Provided by:

REG Windpower

The Fund is open to new applications. There is £16,000 available to give out in grants each year.

Project locations

Projects for which grants are requested must be located within 3km of the REG Windpower Orchard End Wind Farm. Please click on the map below to check that your project is located within the 3km radius.



There are two funding rounds to apply to each year. Half of the available annual funding, this being £8,000, will be available at each funding round. The next deadline is Wednesday 15th June 2016.

Applications will then be reviewed by the local Community Advisory Panel (CAP) that has been established to help decide how the grants will be allocated from the Fund. Final decisions will be announced in March 2016.

Below is a list of the current CAP members:

  • David Salisbury
  • Edwin Dodd
  • Edward Moorat
  • Cheryl Vardey
  • Debra Schofield
  • Alice Collinson
  • Mark Barlow
  • Phil Durrigan
Grant Amounts

The Fund allows groups to apply for grants between £250 and £4,000. Please click below to read the full criteria and how to apply: