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Park Spring Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund : VAB News

What is the Area of Benefit?
The wind farm is situated in the North East of Barnsley located North West of Little Houghton, the area of benefit is a 3km boundary of the wind farm site*.

Priority will be given to Great Houghton, Little Houghton, Grimethorpe, Darfield, Billingley and parts of Cudworth.
Projects within a 5km boundary of the wind farm may also apply if some of the beneficiaries of the project/activity reside within the 3km area.

How Much can I Apply for?
Grants will normally be in the region of 500 - 10,000.
Exceptionally, grants of up to 20,000 can be applied for if they have significant and lasting community benefit.

Groups applying for this funding should be able to demonstrate how they meet the priorities. For larger grants you may be asked to provide additional information.

To find out more and for an application for go to

The next deadline is 19th October.

If your group meet the eligibility criteria but need help with the form, contact Karen Walke, the Barnsley Funding Development Worker, on or 01226 320105.

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