Sancton Hill Wind Farm Community Fund now open for 2018 applications

Thu, 16 Aug 2018

Sancton Hill Wind Farm Community Fund is now open to receive applications from groups looking to develop projects of community benefit within a three-mile radius of Sancton village.

Now in its fifth year, the fund receives an annual donation of over £36,000 from the wind farm’s operating company, REG Windpower, and aims to promote projects that are of public benefit, includingcharitable, educational and not-for-profit activities.

During 2017, the fund supported a wide range of community projects from local community buildings to sports clubs and play areas to youth groups.

The fund is managed by a local panel made up of representatives from Sancton and Newbald Parish Councils, East Riding of Yorkshire Council and the operating company.

To apply for a grant online, visit the Sancton Hill Wind Farm Community Fund website at www.eastriding.gov.uk/sancton-hill-fund

The fund administrator can also be contacted at ruralfunding@eastriding.gov.uk or by calling (01482) 391655.

The fund will remain open until Wednesday, 31 October.