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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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Foundation Scotland - Lairg Windfarm Community Fund


The Fund is provided by Lairg Wind Farm Ltd, the operator of the Lairg Wind Farm - the three turbine site at Cnoc Na Inghinnin to benefit the Lairg Community Council area.

The Fund will provide grants to support charitable activities that:

  • Enhance quality of life for local residents
  • Contribute to vibrant, healthy, successful and sustainable communities, and
  • Promote community spirit and encourage community activity.

Grants may be requested to support a wide range of costs and activities, such as equipment costs, running costs for local groups, staff or sessional workers costs, consultations, maintenance or refurbishment of community facilities.

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Geographical areas funded: Highland

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Type of cost:
Capital, Revenue

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Who can apply

Groups and organisations working to benefit people in Lairg Community Council area can apply. Your group does not need to be a registered charity to apply for a grant; however, your group should be a non-profit organisation with charitable aims and objectives, and this should be reflected in your constitution or governing document, which you must send us with the application form.

When to apply

Applications can be submitted at any time to Foundation Scotland, but an application must be received at least two weeks before a Community Council meeting for it to be considered at that meeting. The dates for all the planned meetings are available on the Lairg Community Council website.

How to apply

Apply online via the Foundation Scotland website.

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Activites funded: Citizenship & community involvement Community development & regeneration Community facilities General charitable activities

Beneficiaries funded: Local communities

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