Mid Hill Wind Farm : Feughside Community Fund 

Mid Hill Wind Limited (MHWL), owner of the Mid Hill Wind Farm, has set up a community benefit fund to contribute to the communities near which it operates. These communities are: • Auchenblae & District Community Association • Crathes, Drumoak and Durris Community Council • Feughdee West Community Council • Feughside Community Council (FCC) • Brathens, Glassel, Inchmarlo Community Council (BGICC) • Glenbervie & District Community Association (SCIO) • Banchory Community Council

Guidelines for applications can be found here.

Click here for the application form.

Vattenfall Clashindarroch Wind Farm Community Fund

The Vattenfall Clashindarroch Wind Farm Community Fund supports charitable projects benefiting those living in the areas served by the community councils of Huntly, Strathbogie and Tap o’Noth and the area served by Cabrach Community Association.  The fund is provided by Vattenfall, the developer and owner of Clashindarroch Wind Farm in Aberdeenshire.  Starting on 2015, the fund receives a donation of £185,000 each year, rising in line with the Retail Price Index. In 2020, the annual contribution to the fund was just under £209,000. Donations will be provided for the operating lifetime of the wind farm. 

Click here for further information and the application form.  Next deadline for applications is 5th September 2022.

Kildrummy Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund

The Kildrummy Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund supports charitable projects that benefit residents of Kildrummy, Lumsden and Towie/Glenkindie within the Donside Community Council area.  

The fund is provided by Greencoat UK Wind, owner of Kildrummy Wind Farm. Starting in 2013, £23,000 per year, rising in line with inflation, will be paid into the Fund for the operating life of the wind farm. Additionally, starting in 2019 the Fund will be increased by £4,600 every five years, again rising in line with inflation.  A further bonus payment related to the energy output of the wind farm will also be paid into the Fund where the energy output of the wind farm is at least 5% higher than the expected output over a fixed five-year period. 

The fund supports charitable activities that reflect the ambitions and activities set out in Kildrummy, Lumsden & Towie Community Action Plan 2013 and Glenkindie & Towie Community Action Plan 2019, both of which were produced in partnership with Marr Area Partnership. 

Click here for further information and the application form.  Next deadline for applications is 29th July 2022.