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Funding

The Hillhead of Auquhirie Windfarm Community Fund opens for applications on 1 April 2022.  

Applications to the fund can be made from groups and projects which benefit the communities living in the community council areas of:

  • Arbuthnott
  • Catterline, Kinneff & Dunnottar
  • Mearns
  • Stonehaven & District

Fern Community Fund, the energy company who maintains the Hillhead of Auquhirie Wind Farm fund, sees £12,523 per year available to support local community projects during the 25-year lifetime of the wind farm. 

The fund is open for applications from 1 April 2022 until 30 June 2022.  A panel made up of representatives from the community council areas along with a representative from Kincardineshire Development Partnership (KDP) will then meet to consider applications.

KDP is delighted to share the 2020/2021 Annual Report for the St John's Hill Community Fund.

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KDP is delighted to share the 2021 Annual Report for the Hillhead of Auquhirie Community Fund.

 

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The St John’s Hill Wind Farm Community Fund will open for applications on 1 January 2022.  Applications can be made from not-for-profit groups and organisations based in the following Community Council areas:            

  • Arbuthnott
  • Catterline, Kinneff & Dunnottar

The energy company, Quintas Energy, has established a community fund which will see £12,950 (index-linked) available to support local community projects every year during the lifetime of the St John’s Hill Wind Farm. The fund is administered by Kincardineshire Development Partnership (KDP) and managed by a Decision-Making Panel made up of representatives from the local Community Councils.

The Fund is open for applications from 1 January 2022 to 31 March 2022.  The Decision-Making Panel, along with a representative from Kincardineshire Development Partnership (KDP), will then meet to consider applications.

If you require assistance with the application process, please contact KDP on .

 

Fourteen Local Groups Benefit from Wind Farm Community Fund

Last month, funding worth a total of £33,141.10 was awarded to a range of local groups and projects in the area of benefit of the Meikle Carewe Wind Farm Community Fund.

RES, a leading independent renewable energy developer, established the Meikle Carewe Windfarm Community Benefit Fund to support local groups and projects. Funding is available for the benefit of not-for-profit groups and organisations in the Community Council areas of Crathes, Drumoak & Durris, Newtonhill, Muchalls & Cammachmore, North Kincardine Rural, Portlethen & District and Stonehaven & District.  Administered by Kincardineshire Development Partnership (KDP), applications to the fund are assessed by a Decision-Making Panel made up of representatives from all five Community Council areas.  The fund is available annually for the lifetime of the wind farm.

Successful applicants this round were:

Drumotters Swim Club - £1230; Newtonhill, Muchalls & Cammachmore Community Council - £2209; Newtonhill Community Hall Association - £4518.66; Friends of Newtonhill School - £2560.74; Cookney Hall Baby & Toddler Group - £2323.10; Maryculter Driving for the Disabled - £3000; Portlethen Primary Together - £2750; Jubilee Hall - £1500; Hillside Parents Group - £4998; Kincardine & Mearns Citizens Advice Bureau - £2349.60; Stonehaven Community Radio - £1000; Stonehaven Horizon Project - £500; Mearns Singers - £1600 and Stonehaven & Area Riding Club - £2602.

Unfortunately, this year there was no Awards Ceremony, however we hope to reintroduce this in 2022.

For more information please visit, www.kdp.scot or contact the KDP office on 07903 156864 and

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