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Supporting Scotland’s vibrant voluntary sector

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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Spirit of Lanarkshire Wind Energy Cooperative Community Fund


SOLWEC and Auchrobert Community Fund aims to support communities in the vicinity of West Browncastle, Nutberry and Auchrobert wind farms to pursue projects which reduce greenhouse gas emissions or improve the environment and benefit the people who live in the immediate vicinity of the windfarms.

Funding priorities are:

  • Projects to reduce greenhouse gas emissions including improving energy efficiency; installing micro-renewables on community buildings; active and low emission travel.
  • Projects to support conservation, biodiversity and wildlife.
  • Projects which provide environmental education and information.

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Geographical areas funded: East Ayrshire East Renfrewshire South Lanarkshire

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Who can apply

The fund is available to constituted groups in South Lanarkshire, East Ayrshire and East Renfrewshire with priority given to constituted groups in a 10 mile radius of the three Wind Farms.

When to apply

The next deadline is to be confirmed. Check the Fund website for the most up to date details.

How to apply

Application is available on the Fund website and should be submitted by email.

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Activites funded: Advice & information Environment Energy

Beneficiaries funded: Rural communities Local communities

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Spirit of Lanarkshire Wind Energy Co-operative Limited

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