Meikle Carewe
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The Meikle Carewe Wind Farm Community Fund, operated by RES, is open to applications from any constituted community group, club, society, charity or other not-for-profit entity that operates and benefits residents living in the following Community Council areas (the Area of Benefit):

  • Crathes, Drumoak & Durris
  • Newtonhill, Muchalls & Cammachmore
  • North Kincardine Rural
  • Portlethen & District
  • Stonehaven & District

The Fund is open annually on the 1st of July until 30th September.

The fund welcomes applications from organisations that make a difference across a range of areas:

  • Community Buildings – projects which maintain and develop buildings being used and run by the community, especially projects which help ensure their sustainability for the future.
  • Community transport initiatives.
  • Conservation, wildlife and animal sanctuary projects – in particular those which improve communal land.
  • Education and skills development.
  • The elderly – projects focused on improving access to activities and services.
  • Energy efficiency and environmental sustainability.
  • Health and sport – projects that help provide access to services that aim to improve the health and well-being of the local community.
  • Heritage – projects that celebrate protect and promote local culture, history and heritage.
  • Regeneration – community projects that help to reduce crime levels, increase employment, housing or the physical environment.
  • Self-help groups – community groups that deliver basic services.
  • Vulnerable people – projects which enable increased access to services and facilities for people with disabilities, the homeless and those disadvantaged.
  • Young people – projects which focus on improving access to services where young people can play a key role in decision making.