About us

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.