|Operation Since||June 2006|
|Local Authority Area||Highland|
About the Community
|Recipient group||Strathnairn Community Benefit Fund|
|Group Constitution||Limited company and charity. Bound by company and charity law.|
|Recipient Group Size||Population: 600 houses|
About the Development
Community benefit structure:
- Payment: per MW installed
Community benefit per year
£716.40 per MW per year
(This fund is index-linked)
About The Income Administration
Two grants: 1) Delegated grants - six grants at the discretion of the chair,vice chair and secretary up to a max of £250 (sports, donations etc.). 2) Every two months, there is a full board meeting where all grant applications reviewed. Projects which do not fit the small grant criteria will have to go to the board, e.g. local after school club craft activities.
About Your Spend
No, there is an investment plan. The Community Council is currently creating a community plan to find out what the community desires. We'll then look at how that sits with the funding in progress at the moment.
Are there specifications for fund applications:
Yes - bound by Memorandum of Association which states what can and can't be funded.
How is fund publicised:
In a variety of ways; local events, Farr gala vintage rally, an annual flyer that goes to every community in the area detailing what the fund has achieved.
- Energy Efficiency Measures
- Environmental Education
- Renewable Energy
- Youth Sector
- Elderly Sector
- Disability Measures
- Fuel Poverty Alleviation
- Community Services
- Community Buildings
- Culture and Heritage
Supporting charitable work; Venture grants; Support for sports training and competition at national championships
Memorandum of Association
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