Cour Community Fund
The Cour Community Fund is a fund that has been established to support the communities local to the wind farms. Ideally, the Fund aims to support projects that improve the local community; anything which promotes the economic, social or environmental sustainability of the local area. What is the benefit: The benefit size is £102,500 less admin fees per year. If there are any funds left over, these will be rolled over to the following year.
Who can apply and benefit:
- Social enterprises
- Local community groups
- Voluntary organisations
Community council areas that can benefit are:
- East Kintyre
- West Kintyre
- Skipness & Tarbert
How much funding is available?
The minimum award is £250. The maximum award figure is £25,000, however, in exceptional circumstances, this may be increased for larger projects applications.
The Fund will support up to 90% of the overall project costs (e.g. if your overall project cost is £1000, the fund may support up to £900 of this by the grant).
How and when can you apply?
The application time frame is currently open to applications with a closing date of 30th September
Please note: Any additional supporting documents which we might need to progress your application are detailed within the application form.