What is the Sleaford REP Community Power Fund?
Greencoat Capital (the owners of the Sleaford Renewable Energy Plant) in partnership with North Kesteven District Council makes funding available via the Community Power Fund to support community projects within a 5 mile radius of the plant.
Taking into account any parish that falls wholly or partly within this range, the locations eligible to apply for funding are Anwick, Asgarby & Howell, Ashby de la Launde, Aswarby & Swarby, Aunsby & Dembledy, Burton Pedwardine, Cranwell, Culverthorpe & Kelby, Dorrington, Ewerby & Evedon, Great Hale, Heckington, Helpringham, Kirkby la Thorpe, Leasingham & Roxholm, Little Hale, North Kyme, North Rauceby, Osbournby, Ruskington, Scredington, Silk Willoughby, Sleaford, South Kyme, South Rauceby, Swaton, Threekingham and Wilsford.
The Sleaford REP Community Power Fund Panel will consider applications on a quarterly basis. Representatives of the Sleaford Renewable Energy Plant, the local community and NKDC councillors are members of the Community Power Fund Panel.
We have an allocation of £125,000 to distribute over a 5 year period. We aim to distribute £25,000 per year.
Grants are available up to a maximum of £5,000 in any one year.
There are two application forms available. One for grants for up to £1,000 and another for grants from £1,001 to £5,000. Please ensure you complete the correct form.
For a project to be supported by the Community Power Fund it must meet the following objectives:
Cover one of the following: the environment, sport, wellbeing and education.
Encourage community cohesion to build stronger communities.
Benefit the community/group by supporting activities and projects that bring wider community benefit.
To be eligible to apply, groups must have:
A constitution, or governing document, and
A bank or building society account
Groups must be not-for-profit and based and operate within 5 miles of the Sleaford Renewable Energy Plant.