South Lanarkshire Council - Renewable Energy Fund

Summary

This fund is for capital projects within 10km of a participating renewable energy development. It currently applies to the wind farms at Whitelee, Pates Hill, Stallashaw and Blacklaw. It will usually fund long-term projects to acquire, develop, improve and/or maintain a capital asset such as land, buildings or roads. Your project must meet one or more of the following priorities: to secure investment, create employment, provide training, promote or secure sustainable development; to relieve poverty, advance education and other social purposes beneficial to an eligible community; to preserve, protect or enhance the environment or heritage of Scotland, including any building; to promote and encourage environmental improvement or enhancement including the provision or upgrading of infrastructure; to provide or help provide facilities for recreation or other leisure activities.


Fund details

Status:
Open
Type:
Grant
Source:
Community Benefit
When to apply:
Apply at any time.
Next deadline:
No deadline date
Charities only:
No
Website:
https://www.southlanarkshire.gov.uk/info/200168/getting_involved_in_your_community/744/renewable_energy_fund
Email:
[email protected]
Phone:
01698 454 759
How to apply
Contact the funder to discuss your idea before making an application or to request an application form. Full guidance is available online.
Exclusions
No support for revenue projects or for individuals, sole traders or profit-making organisations. Further exclusions are listed in the guidelines.

Fund award sizes

Minimum:
No minimum provided
Maximum:
No maximum provided
Average:
No average provided
Annually awarded:
£200,000
Notes on award amounts:
The two grant options are: main renewable energy fund - grants over £10,000 up to 50% of total 'eligible' costs; Local grant scheme - grants of less than £5,000 and up to 100% of total 'eligible' costs for smaller community-based projects.

Organisation

Name:
South Lanarkshire Council
Website:
http://www.southlanarkshire.gov.uk/
Email:
No funder email address
Phone:
0303 123 1015
Address:
Almada Street, Hamilton, , ML3 0AA

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Geographical Areas

  • South Lanarkshire

Activities

  • Community facilities
  • Education and Training
  • Employability services
  • Environmental Projects
  • Heritage/ building preservation
  • Recreation and social activities

Beneficiaries

  • General public
  • The local community