Through our Clyde Borders wind farm we make around £125,000 per year available for community and charitable projects. Over its lifetime we expect to invest around £4million in local projects.

PROJECTS FUNDED IN THE LAST 12 MONTHS:

  • Broughton Primary Parent Council - £6,300 for school trip travel costs
  • Broughton Village Hall - £27,120 for a new roof
  • Tweedsmuir Community Council - £1,000 production costs of the community newsletter
  • Drumelzier Recreational Hall Association - £7,000 to renovate the hall path
  • Broughton Tennis Club - £21,000 towards construction of a new tennis court
  • Skirling Community Council - £3,900 to resinstate a path in the village
  • Tweedsmuir Community Company - £10,000 towards costs of constructing a cafe at the Crook Inn
  • Upper Tweed Community Council - £1,000 to assist with COVID-19 emergency provisions
  • Skirling Community Council - £4,636 to assist with COVID-19 emergency provisions
  • Tweedsmuir Community Council -£2,000 to assist with COVID-19 emergency provisions
  • Tweedsmuir and Upper Tweed First Responders - £9,226 for volunteer training and equipment

PROJECT ELIGIBILITY

The community fund can support projects which:

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

Projects in the following community council areas can apply:

  • Upper Tweed
  • Tweedsmuir
  • Skirling

You can find out who is eligible to apply here.

FUND TIMETABLE

Application deadlines:

  • 7th February 2021
  • 18th April 2021
  • 11th July 2021
  • 24th October 2021

HOW TO APPLY

The Application Form and Guidelines are available to download below:

APPLICATION FORM & GUIDELINES

GUIDELINES FOR THE FUNDS ADMINISTERED BY COMMUNITY COUNCILS

MICRO GRANT GUIDELINES

YOUTH BURSARY GUIDELINES

CONTACT DETAILS

For more information on this fund please contact:

GARETH SHIELDS

Community Investment Manager

Tel: 01738 340 142

Email: gareth.shields@sse.com