Fund Update

Ørsted announces more than £50,000 funding for Lancashire and Cumbria education and skills projects

Ørsted is delighted to announce that two groups will share more than £50,000 in funding from the Walney Extension Skills Fund, which is aimed at helping to deliver Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) related training or education courses in the region. An award of nearly £40,000 goes to STEM Learning Ltd to develop two […]

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Ørsted announce winners of third Skills Fund round for coastal areas

Coastal areas in Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and North Norfolk benefit from skills funding STEM education and training projects will be supported by the fundØrsted’s skills fund will enable the delivery of STEM projects in local coastal areas Ørsted is delighted to announce that decisions have now been reached on the third annual round of their East […]

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Ørsted’s East Coast Community Fund Reaches Million Pound Milestone

The sixth round of Ørsted’s East Coast Community Fund saw a major milestone reached, with the total funds awarded exceeding the million pound mark. The Fund was launched by leading renewable energy company, Ørsted in December 2016 and has now donated over £1.1 million to more than 95 projects in coastal areas of Yorkshire, Lincolnshire […]

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Ørsted awards more than £250,000 of community funding to latest grant winners

Ørsted, the leading offshore company, is delighted to announce the winners of the latest round of applications to the Walney Extension Community Fund. A total of 14 deserving local groups will each receive a share of the almost £256,000 windfall available in the latest round of the Fund. Since the Fund launched in 2016 over […]

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Exciting New Look for Local Fund

2019 is set to be the most exciting yet for the Whitemoss Community Fund with increased funding available for the local community resulting in a ‘new look’ Fund. Previously the Fund distributed a pot of approximately £65,000 in one annual round. The Fund size could nearly double and local groups will be able to apply […]

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Local Projects Scoop £10,000 from Nearby Wind Farm

Seven local groups have been selected to receive grants through the Reaps Moss Community Fund. These groups join a growing list of 18 other recipients who have benefitted from the Fund since its launch in 2016. Bacup Natural History Society and Museum (BNHSM) received this year’s largest grant of £3,194 to repair their roof. Maurice […]

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Groups in Tredegar and Rhymney Awarded Community Fund Grants

Eight local organisations are celebrating being awarded grants through the Pen Bryn Oer Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund. The successful groups from the latest round of funding are: Tredegar Community Band, Tredegar & Rhymney Youth Group – £2,000 Rhymney Fitness Association, Contribution to Rent & Tutor Costs – £1,820 Pen y Dre Tenants & Residents […]

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Wind developer Ørsted awards almost £1 million total as 100th Burbo Bank Extension Community Fund grant is awarded

It’s just over two years since the turbines started turning at the Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm in Liverpool Bay and already its Community Fund has reached a major milestone seeing the 100th local project being awarded a grant. The deserving groups have shared a total of £900,000 awarded through Ørsted’s Burbo Bank Extension […]

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