Fund Update

Burbo Bank Extension Community Fund Maximum Grant Reduction

The criteria for the Burbo Bank Extension Community Fund is changing! After the application deadline on 3rd April 2019 the maximum grant groups can apply for will be changing from £25,000 to £20,000.

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Flower power on nature reserve

A new project will bring to life the diversity of plants on a Lancashire nature reserve. The Wet Grassland Project at Heysham Moss will also help to control and manage water levels and improve access for local people. The Lancashire Wildlife Trust, supported by funding from Ørsted through their Walney Extension Community Fund, will be […]

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Latest Awards See Community Benefit Fund Reach £55,000

Five local organisations are celebrating the news that they have been awarded grants from the annual Potato Pot Community Benefit Fund. Since 2016, the Fund has awarded over £55,000 in grants to highly deserving local projects, including the 2018 Dean Scarecrow and Arts Festival. Organisations awarded grants in the 2018 round of the Community Benefit […]

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Over £120,000 donated to community projects by local wind farm developer Ørsted

Ten 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 deserving recipients will each receive a share of the massive £120,194 windfall available under the seventh round of grants awarded by the Fund. Each year for the expected 25 year […]

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Ørsted Announces Winners of Round 2 “Skills Fund” for Coastal Areas of Lancashire and Cumbria

Ørsted is delighted to announce that two groups will share the £50,000 of funding for Round Two of the Walney Extension Community Skills Fund that will deliver Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) related training or education courses. The first award goes to Scientists for Global Responsibility, who will deliver workshops entitled “One Planet – […]

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Ørsted announce winners of second round “Skills Fund” for coastal areas of Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and North Norfolk

Ørsted is delighted to announce that decisions have now been reached on the second round of their annual £75,000 East Coast Skills Fund. This funding forms part of the company’s £465,000 East Coast Community Fund 20-year annual commitment, and is part of the community engagement programme for Ørsted’s Hornsea Project One and Race Bank offshore […]

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East Coast Community Fund Awards Fourth Round of Grants

Eighteen deserving local organisations are celebrating the news that they have been awarded grants from the fourth round of Ørsted’s East Coast Community Fund. The East Coast Community Fund is part of the community engagement programme for Ørsted’s Hornsea Project One and Race Bank offshore wind farms. Each year, until 2037, Ørsted will provide approximately […]

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Ørsted Announces Latest Round of Walney Extension Community Fund Grants

We are delighted to announce the winners of the latest round of applications to the Walney Extension Community Fund. Eighteen lucky groups will each receive a share of the just over £327,000 windfall available in the latest round of the Fund. The announcement comes just weeks after the Walney Extension offshore wind farm in Cumbria […]

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