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Community Action Northumberland

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Community Action Northumberland (CAN) administers The Wingates Wind Farm Community Fund, which aims to support local community groups with funding for a variety of projects.

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Eligible Organisations

The following organisations are able to apply, but the projects must be of community benefit within the parishes of Brinkburn & Hesleyhurst, Longhorsley, Netherwitton, Nunnykirk, and Rothley & Hollinghill:

  • Constituted voluntary and community groups
  • Parish councils and schools

Suitable Projects

Funding can be used to support a wide range of activities including education, culture, arts, science, sport, environmental protection and sustainable transport improvements to community buildings etc. Both capital and revenue costs will be considered. Some examples of the range of projects which are eligible for funding are listed below:

  • Village hall improvements
  • Sporting facilities
  • New facilities
  • Extra-curricular activities
  • Local fairs
  • Cultural and sporting activities

Application Process

Complete the application form and email or post to the addresses provided.

Important Dates

The 2020 deadlines are as follows:

Monday 10th February 2020

Monday 11th May 2020

Funding Range

Grants will normally be in the range of £250 to £2,000.

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