An Suidhe

Operation Since September 2010
Postcode --
Local Authority Area Argyll & Bute
Technology Onshore Wind
Installed Capacity 19.30Mw

About the Community

Recipient group Foundation Scotland - Innogy Renewables UK An Suidhe Community Fund
Contact Tom Black
Email tom@foundationscotland.org.uk
Group Constitution Foundation Scotland is a registered charity with expertise in grantmaking. To enable effective delivery of community benefit, Foundation Scotland works with community councils to establish Advisory Panels - comprised of local people - who make decisions on spend. The An Suidhe Community Fund Panel operates via an agreed Terms of Reference.

About the Development

Community benefit structure:

  • Payment: fixed per year

Community benefit per year
£1624.00 per MW per year
(This fund is index-linked)


About The Income Administration

Detail of external party involvement:
Foundation Scotland administer on behalf of developer

Administration process:
Bespoke grantmaking programme currently operates two rounds annually. Applications independently assessed by Foundation Scotland. Panel decide award.

Method of income distribution:
Bespoke grantmaking programme currently operates two rounds annually. Applications independently assessed by Foundation Scotland. Panel decide award.


About Your Spend

The Fund is available across an area that covers parts of four community councils. Grants support projects that provide social, economic and environmental benefit. A specific development plan could emerge depending on opportunity, need, capacity and appetite within the participating communities.

Are there specifications for fund applications:
Fund to be used for charitable purposes that provide public benefit. Eligibility criteria reviewed annually and available at www.scottishcf.org/ansuidhe

How is fund publicised:
Local media, posters and newsletters

Areas of spend:
  • Energy Efficiency Measures
  • Reduction in Energy Consumption
  • Community Services
  • Community Buildings
  • Culture and Heritage

Further spend:
Maintaining the environmental assets of the community; Core running costs for community groups;


Further details

Further information:
Panel's annual review meeting will consider type and level of investments made and impact being achieved.

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