Through our Achany wind farm we make around £100,000 per year available for community and charitable projects. Between 2010 and 2034 we expect to invest around £2.9 million in local projects.  An additional £19,000 per year is also made available to support the Kyle of Sutherland Apprenticeship Scheme.

PROJECT ELIGIBILITY

The Achany community fund can support projects which:

  • enhance the quality of life for local residents;
  • contribute to vibrant, healthy, successful and sustainable communities;
  • promote community spirit and encourage community activity.

The Fund’s priorities also include a particular emphasis towards projects that are identified in the Ardgay, Creich & Lairg Community Action Plan

Projects in the following community council areas can apply:

  • Ardgay and District
  • Creich
  • Lairg

You can find out who is eligible to apply here.

FUND TIMETABLE

Application deadlines:

  • 30 April
  • 31 October

HOW TO APPLY

The Application Form and Guidelines are available to download at the bottom of this page.

KYLE OF SUTHERLAND APPRENTICESHIP SCHEME

The Achany Community Fund also supports an apprenticeship scheme to help ensure a wide ranging and long term impact. The apprenticeship scheme grant can help with the costs involved in business support, travel accommodation and training of an apprentice.

How to Apply:

For more information, please contact the Lairg & District Learning Centre Manager at:

Lairg and District Learning Centre
T: 01549 402050
E: [email protected]

CONTACT DETAILS

For more information on the Achany community fund please contact:

DAVID SHEARER

Community Fund Manager

Tel: 07823 783 404

Email: [email protected]

APPLICATION FORM - £2,000 - £10,000

27/05/2022

APPLICATION FORM - £10,000+

27/05/2022

GUIDELINES