Baillie Wind Farm 10k Fun Run

Community Benefit Fund

Baillie Wind Farm provides a Community Fund worth over £130,000 per year made up off two components: A Community Benefit Fund worth over £104,000 and the Caithness Business Fund worth over £26,000.

The Community Benefit Fund

The Community Benefit Fund is available throughout the lifetime of the wind farm and is available for groups, projects and initiatives within the West Caithness Community Council area that aim to create a vibrant community that focuses on one or more of the following:

  • Community Improvement
  • Outdoor Activities
  • Education
  • Sustainability

Residents within these boundaries are also eligible to apply for funding towards micro-generation on individual properties, up to 70% of the investment or a maximum of £5,000.

Since the fund was established, Statkraft has invested over £425,832 into local groups, projects and initiatives.

For more information or to apply for funding from the Community Benefit Fund, please visit the Baillie Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund website at: Further contact information can be found here.

The Caithness Business Fund

The Caithness Business Fund has been established to consider applications for grants in support of businesses to promote local economic growth and develop their skills base. The fund is available for those:

  • Already in business or
  • Looking to start a new business/enterprise
  • Based in the Caithness and North Sutherland area
  • Needing working capital or training to develop

For more information or to apply for funding from the Business Fund, please visit the Caithness Business Fund at: Further contact information can be found here.

Since the fund was introduced, Statkraft has invested over £460,800 through the Community Benefit Fund and the Caithness Business Fund.