Through our Clyde Extension wind farm we make around £300,000 per year available for community and charitable projects. Over its lifetime we expect to invest £7.5million in local projects.

APPLYING TO THE FUND

The Clyde Extension Fund is split three ways. The Main Fund covers the Community Council areas of: Quothquan and Thankerton; Duneaton; Biggar; and Symington.

Applications are open for the Main Fund, which covers the four Community Council areas listed above. Eligibility and other information can be found on the fund guidelines document below.

There are four funding rounds per year, although the panel is willing to consider applications under £5,000 and urgent applications outwith these cycles.

The deadlines for applying to the fund are:

  • 31st March 2022
  • 30th June 2022
  • 30th September 2022
  • 31st December 2022

Main Fund Guidelines

Main Fund Application Form

Crawford & Elvanfoot, and Leadhills both have separate funds. We are currently developing the Leadhills fund. The Crawford fund closed for applications on 31st December 2021, we will update on the successful applicants once the community panel has made decisions on awards.

Below is a list of recent awards from the Clyde Extension Fund.

OrganisationProjectAward
Symington Tinto AFCClubhouse and Car-park renovations£196,522.18
Limelight MusicMusic and storytelling project for nursery and primary schools£22,467.90
Biggar Corn Exchange Young PlayersTo put on a production of Grease£7,950.00
McDiarmid's BrownsbankTo undertake various building surveys£10,625.95
Upper Tweed First RespondersPurchase of a new defibrillator£1,992.00
Biggar Little FestivalFeasibility Study£5,000.00
The Gillespie CentreInterior and Exterior Building Improvements£93,093.00
1st Biggar/Tinto ScoutsTo purchase a new scout van£28,307.23

CONTACT DETAILS

For more information on this fund please contact:

GARETH SHIELDS

Community Investment Manager

Tel: 01738 340 142

Email: gareth.shields@sse.com