Meikle Carewe Community Fund 2023 – Successful Applicants

Jan 9, 2024

Twenty-One Local Groups Benefit from Wind Farm Community Fund

Last month, funding worth a total of £36,599.30 was awarded to a range of local groups and projects in the area of benefit of the Meikle Carewe Wind Farm Community Fund.

RES, a leading independent renewable energy company, operates the Meikle Carewe Windfarm Community Benefit Fund to support local groups and projects.

Funding is available for the benefit of not-for-profit groups and organisations in the Community Council areas of Crathes, Drumoak & Durris, Newtonhill, Muchalls & Cammachmore, North Kincardine Rural, Portlethen & District and Stonehaven & District. Administered by Kincardineshire Development Partnership (KDP), applications to the fund are assessed by a Decision-Making Panel made up of representatives from all five Community Council areas.

The fund is available annually for the lifetime of the wind farm.

Successful applicants this round were:

Crathes Public Hall Trust – £3000
Drumoak Durris Warm Space – £1500
Drumoak & Durris Playgroup – £781.98
Drumoak School Council – £2500
Drumotters Swimming Club – £1100
Muchalls Village Association – £3000
Newtonhill Out of School Club – £1500
Lairhillock Parent Council – £294
Lethen Archers – £1590
1st Portlethen Scouts – £2500
Stonehaven & District Horticultural Society – £956
Cowie Junior Netball Club – £1600
Stonehaven Fireballs Association – £839.84
Exercise After Stroke – £1113.48
Stonehaven Horizon Project – £1870
Maryculter Driving for the Disabled – £2000
K&M Youth Clubs – £574
Portlethen & District Voluntary Community Ambulance – £5000
The Larder & Covid Support Group – £2000
Stonehaven Amateur Swimming Club – £1500
Kilwhang Ringers – £1380.

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