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Ørsted Launch Round Five of the ‘Skills Fund’ across areas in the East and West Coast of the UK

Ørsted’s East Coast Skills Fund and its Walney Extension Skills Fund are now back open to applications. A total of £150,000 will be available through an open application process to experienced organisations that can develop and deliver Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) related training or education courses, a one-off event, or a programme of targeted […]

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Whitemoss Community Fund Celebrates 10th Anniversary

The New Year is off to a great start for four local groups who are celebrating the news that they are to share a windfall of almost £70,000 awarded through the Whitemoss Community Fund. The latest funding announcements are being made as the Fund also celebrates a major milestone as it reaches its 10th year. […]

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Ørsted’s East Coast Community Fund Awards Eighth Round of Grants

Since 2016 more than 130 local projects, community groups and charities have been awarded a share of over £1.75 million from the Ørsted East Coast Community Fund. This comes as twelve deserving local organisations are celebrating the news that they have been awarded grants from the eighth round of the Fund. The East Coast Community […]

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Over £2.5 Million Awarded Through Ørsted’s Walney Extension Community Fund

Fifteen organisations from coastal communities in Cumbria and Lancashire are celebrating the news that they have been awarded grants as part of Ørsted’s Walney Extension Community Fund. The latest awards take the Fund past the £2.5million milestone as the total amount awarded reaches £2,630,639. The Fund launched in 2016 and has already seen over 150 […]

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Local Community Fund Reaches £50k Milestone

Six local groups have been selected to receive grants through the Reaps Moss Community Fund taking the total amount awarded through the Fund past the £50,000 milestone. The local Reaps Moss Wind Farm has been provided funding through its Community Fund since 2016 and this year saw the total awarded reach £52,378 marking a significant […]

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Local Community Groups Share £40k Windfall

2020 saw 13 local projects sharing a £40,000 windfall awarded through the Crook Hill Community Fund. The latest awards take the total amount distributed since the Fund launched in 2016 to over £180,000. Scooping £6,300 to improve Whittles Park in Littleborough was Littleborough Boxing Club (LBC). Mark Oldham, Charity Director at LBC commented: “This Grant […]

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Whitemoss Community Fund Hits New High

2020 has been unprecedented in many ways and for the Whitemoss Community Fund it has been unprecedented for all the right reasons as the funding given to local groups smashes previous year totals. The Fund was relaunched in 2019 with the amount available to award in the local area forecast to potentially double from previous […]

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Ørsted announces winners to Round 4 for Lancashire and Cumbria education and skills projects

Ørsted is delighted to announce that two groups will share more than £60,000 in funding from Round 4 of 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. The first award of £29,400 this year goes to STEMFirst […]

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