The FERN Community Funds (FCFs) are a social enterprise set up by FERN Trading Limited to distribute the community funds generated from its wind farms. Building on the vision that a truly responsive community funder can make a real long term difference to its local communities.
The FCF tries to promote the sustainable well-being of the communities close-by the windfarms by giving grants for worthwhile projects.
For more information, please select the appropriate fund:
Beinneun Community Fund
Fort Augustus, Glenmoriston and Glengarry areas
Grange Community Fund
Flixborough and Burton-upon-strather areas
Cour Community Fund
East Kintyre, West Kintyre, Skipness & Tarbert areas
History of Fern Community Funds
The fund was originally administered by Blue Energy under the Blue Energy Sustainable Community Initiative. Later, the windfarms were acquired by Fern Trading Limited, who in turn established the FERN Community Funds. FERN Trading Limited is managed by Octopus Investments on behalf of the investors.