Supports projects with clear benefit to communities in Moray and the Highlands and Islands. They will fund a huge variety of capital projects.
Supports projects in the Scottish highlands and islands which fit into one of the Foundation's areas of interest: Montane, Fresh water, Marine & coastal, and Forest & woodland.
Next deadline: 22 Apr 2024
The Trust provides grant funding for projects which support the vision of a more sustainable and equal society. Applications will be prioritised from the Highlands and Islands.
Financial support is available to communities to utilise existing Community Right to Buy legislation, allowing communities to register an interest in acquiring land or buildings and have the first option to purchase if/when it's offered for sale.
The trust distributes the ‘community benefit fund’ available from the Beinn Mhor Wind Farm. Priority areas which will benefit from the fund are Pairc, Kinloch and the villages along Loch Seaforth in North Harris.
Not-for-profit community projects can apply for up to 50% of the costs of an electricity connection within the Scottish Hydro-Electric Distribution area, particularly those in rural areas.
Next deadline: 26 Feb 2024
Funding is available for projects benefiting the communities of the Galson Estate on the Isle of Lewis.
The fund is predominantly for projects which will take place on the South Uist Estate area (i.e. Eriskay, South Uist or Benbecula) that demonstrate sustainable benefit to the SnBM membership and the wider community.
Next deadline: 26 Mar 2024
The Comhairle gives grants to approved voluntary bodies for social, cultural or leisure purposes.
The purpose of the trust is to support the regeneration and development of the Outer Hebrides through disbursement of Community Benefit secured from the local deployment of Renewable Energy installations.