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Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations

The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations is the membership organisation for Scotland's charities, voluntary organisations and social enterprises. Charity registered in Scotland SC003558. Registered office Mansfield Traquair Centre, 15 Mansfield Place, Edinburgh EH3 6BB.

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Environmental Key Fund - Blacklaw Windfarm Community Benefit Fund


The Blacklaw Windfarm Community Benefit Fund is open to communities living closest to the windfarm development through a community and environmental grants scheme.

Aims for the fund are:

  • provide or improve a park or other public amenity for leisure or recreational purposes
  • conserve biodiversity at a specific site
  • maintain, repair or restore a place of worship or building of historical or architectural significance

Additional aims for the small programme are to:

  • improve energy efficiency
  • reduce fuel poverty

Additional aims for the main grants programme are to:

  • remediate contaminated land or water
  • reduce or mitigate the effects of pollution

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Geographical areas funded: North Lanarkshire

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Type of funding:
Type of cost:
Capital, Revenue

Fund award sizes

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Who can apply

Any not for profit organisation or community group (except North Lanarkshire Council or Council controlled bodies) within the Shotts, Allanton, Bonkle and Hartwood areas of North Lanarkshire and their immediate surrounds – the precise eligible grant area is highlighted on a map on the website.

When to apply

Applications are currently open.

How to apply

Apply online via the Fund website. They do not accept applications via email or post, however you can download a PDF version of the form for reference.

Contact information

Activites funded: Community facilities Environment Heritage & building preservation Recreation & social activities

Beneficiaries funded: Local communities

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Last reviewed 3 months ago

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