WEST KINTYRE COMMUNITY COUNCIL
WIND FARM TRUST APPLICATIONS INVITED
Applications are invited for grants from this year’s second round of funding from the above Trust.
Grants may be available for Capital or Revenue funding to support Projects, Group’s, Halls, Charities and Churches within the West Kintyre Community Council area, ranging from Whitehouse in the north to Kilkenzie in the south.
Grants are also available for the installation of energy efficient heating systems and
Wi-Fi installation in currently operating Community Halls in the area.
Advice, details and application forms are available from the Convener via email:
Closing date for receipt of applications Friday 29th September 2023
Disbursement meeting: will take place Monday 16th October at 7.30pm Tayinloan Hall
PLEASE NOTE: There are now NEW CRITERIA for applications therefore only new application forms will be accepted
A83 Road closure updates below as of 11/08/2023
WEST KINTYRE COMMUNITY FUND SCIO
The West Kintyre Community Fund is a fund set up to support community led activities that are supportive, positive, strategic, creative and help to improve the future of the community of West Kintyre – (Kilkenzie in the south to Whitehouse in the north).
Applications are now being invited for the three areas of funding available for consideration by the fund managers.
- Educational bursaries for persons residing in the area undertaking a first degree, further education college course or approved apprenticeship. Successful applicants will be awarded a bursary of £1000 per annum for the duration of their studies up to a maximum of 4 years.
- New small business start-up grants – grants may be available for any new small businesses wishing to start up within the area and who have a business plan that clearly identifies the goals and aspirations for the future growth of the business.
- Legacy Projects costing over £2000 - Grants of up to 90% funding may be available for currently operating community halls to help their future sustainability and reduce their carbon footprint by the installation of modern heating systems such as air-source heat pumps, modern high grade double glazing and wi-fi systems or to start a new community project/facility. In this instance all funding offered must be spent within one calendar year of the fund being offered.
For application forms or further information please email:
Closing date for receipt of all applications 30th June 2023
Funding interviews/ decisions will take place in July
Other Funds are also available via Fern Community Funds
This fund dispenses funds from the Cour windfarm and is available for groups who operate within West Kintyre, East Kintyre and Tarbert and Skipness CC areas. The fund is a managed fund with 2 members from each CC area sitting on the panel
For further information please contact the Fund at
Tel: 07871 785583
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