SSE - Highland Sustainable Development Fund
SSE Renewables created the Sustainable Development Fund as part of its voluntary community benefit arrangements from its onshore renewable energy developments in Highland including the Stronelairg and Dunmaglass wind farms.
Successful projects will have the potential to deliver transformational social, economic and environmental changes in the local area and support long-term community development.
The priority areas are:
- Creating opportunities: increase opportunities for education and employment
- Empowering communities: build resilience and protect vulnerable residents
- Building sustainable places: stimulate meaningful community regeneration
Geographical areas funded: Highland
- Type of funding:
- Type of cost:
- Capital, Revenue
Fund award sizes
Notes on award amounts: Premium information
Who can apply
You don’t need to be a registered charity to apply, but your organisation must have a constitution (governing document or set of rules) and be set up on a not-for-profit basis.
When to apply
THe next deadline is 12 noon on 19 January 2022.
Next deadline: 19th Jan 2022
How to apply
The application form and guidance can be downloaded from the funder website. They encourage potential applicants to contact the SSE Renewables Community Investment Team prior to completing an application to discuss if your project meets the fund criteria. There are information sessions in Ullapool, Kyle of Lochalsh, Aviemore and Inverness in October/November. See the guidance for details.
Activites funded: Advice & information Arts & culture Befriending & mentoring Citizenship & community involvement Community development & regeneration Community facilities Community safety Transport Education & training Employability services Environment Health care & wellbeing Heritage & building preservation Recreation & social activities Social care & welfare Energy
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