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
  • Charities
  • 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?

Before you apply, please read the Fund Criteria.The application form can be completed online or with this editable PDF version. The fund will be open twice annually for applications.

 

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.

Cour Community Fund