Dumfries and Galloway Regionwide Community Fund

The Fund is a source of grant funding open for applications from community groups and projects anywhere in the region.

Launched in 2019 to distribute community benefit funding contributed at the discretion of windfarms in the region, it is to support applications aimed at improving:

  • Local business and skills
  • Community and environment
  • Culture and tourism
  • Affordable housing
  • Community transport
  • Broadband connectivity
  • Fuel poverty
  • Energy conservation and production
  • Support local recovery from Covid-19 pandemic

This Fund is currently closed for applications

All applicants to the most recent round of funding were informed of decisions at the start of June 2023 - if you submitted an applcation and did not receive your decision, please get in touch on the details below.


Who can apply and how much can you apply for?

Constituted groups in Dumfries and Galloway, with their own bank account can apply for a minimum of £500 up to a maximum award of £5,000

Dumfries & Galloway Region Wide Community Fund cannot be used for:

  • Core costs for existing work (though it can support start-up costs for new projects)
  • Staff salaries
  • Retrospective funding - the Fund will not pay for goods or services that have already been purchased or provided
  • Promotion of politics or religion
  • Grants for individuals

Annual Reports

Further Information

For further information or if you have any problems applying, contact

Email james.parker@dumgal.gov.uk

Call    07880 740112

Page last updated: 10/07/2023
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