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Walney Extension Community Fund Maximum Grant Reduction

The criteria for the Walney Extension Community Fund is changing! After the application deadline on 10 July 2019 the maximum grant groups can apply for will be changing from £75,000 to £50,000.

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East Coast Community Fund Film Competition

Each year Ørsted offer every successfully completed East Coast Community Fund applicant the opportunity to submit a video about their project for the chance to win £500 for their group. In 2018, Lincolnshire Integrated Voluntary Emergency Service (LIVES) were the lucky winners. Click below to view the video: For more information about the East Coast Community […]

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3DW to deliver 12 STEM workshops across the North West

3DW is excited to announce it will be delivering 12 Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) focused workshops at schools across the North West, after being awarded funding from Ørsted’s Walney Extension Community Fund. In 2012, 3DW collaborated with Ørsted, the global leader in offshore wind, on its Walney Extension offshore wind farm project creating […]

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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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