Beatrice Caithness

Through our Beatrice offshore windfarm, we make around £380,000 per year available for community and charitable projects in Caithness. Between 2017 and 2021 we expect to invest £1.9 million in local projects.

PROJECT ELIGIBILITY

The community fund can support projects which:

  • Encourage community activity and promote community spirit
  • Ensure adequate access to services for all community members including those with disabilities
  • Improve local infrastructure and connectivity
  • Build the local economy including opportunities for apprenticeships and training
  • Build community capacity and cohesion between groups
  • Develop or maintain community assets
  • Heritage, Culture and Arts
  • Health and Wellbeing, including sports

Projects in the following community council areas can apply:

  • Sinclair’s Bay
  • Wick
  • Tannach and District
  • Latheron, Lybster and Clyth
  • Berriedale and Dunbeath

You can find out who is eligible to apply here.

HOW TO APPLY

The Beatrice Caithness Community Fund is now at the end of its five-year lifetime plan and has some residual funds remaining.

A final application round is now being held, and the closing date for completed applications is Friday 27 January 2023.

Applicants are encouraged to contact the Fund Manager to gain an understanding of the remaining residual balances for each local area to enable applicants to form a suitable approach.

The Application Form and Guidelines are available to download below:

APPLICATION FORM - £251 - £10,000

APPLICATION FORM - £10,000+

GUIDELINES

CONTACT DETAILS

For more information on this fund please contact:

DAVID SHEARER

Community Fund Manager

Tel: 07823 783 404

Email: david.shearer@sse.com