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:

  • Tweedsmuir Village Hall - £5,678 to install modern audio video equipment
  • Broughton Primary Parent Council - £4,000 for a residential centre visit for pupils
  • Broughton Village Hall - £6,464 to carry out exterior wall repairs
  • Tweedsmuir Village Hall - £49,274 to reslate the roof and install solar PV
  • Tweedsmuir Community Council - £10,950 to update the Community Action Plan
  • Friends of Broughtonknowe Woodland - £16,529 for woodland path improvements
  • Broughton Village Store - £41,136 to convert the village hall cottage into a temporary shop premises
  • Tweedsmuir Community Company - £23,100 to purchase campings pods and a shower block
  • Foundation Scotland - £100,000 invested into the community endowment fund.

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:

  • 6th February 2022
  • 17th April 2022
  • 10th July 2022
  • 23rd October 2022

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