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  Griffin and Calliachar Community Fund

The Griffin and Calliachar wind farms provide £392,500 per year to community and charitable projects. For the benefit of the community council areas of:


Dull and Weem

Dunkeld and Birnam

Kenmore and District

and Mid Atholl; or
Strathtay and Grandtully.


You can apply for a grant if you are:

  • a legally-constituted community group;
  • a non-profit organisation; or
  • a registered charity.

The Fund can support projects like this:

  • the running costs of groups
  • employees or sessional worker costs
  • consultations and feasibility studies
  • events and festivals
  • the cost of purchasing equipment
  • maintenance or refurbishment of community facilities

The Fund  cannot support projects which:

  • have a political or religious purpose;
  • subsidise the costs of energy consumption;
  • are for purposes adverse to SSE’s interest;
  • replace statutory funding; or
  • support individuals for their personal gain.

Grants available

Micro Grants

Applications for grants of up to £500 can be made through a micro-grants scheme administered by each of the Community Councils. Each Community Council will receive applications directly and make decisions on any micro-grants to be awarded in its area. 

Micro-grant application form 

Micro-grant guidelines 

Other grants


Small            £501 - £5,000

Medium      £5,001 - £25,000

Application Forms

Large         £25,001+

Large project proposal form



Deadline for applications

22nd April 2016

29th July 2016

14th October 2016


Advisory Panel meeting

9th June 2016

8 September 2016

24th November 2016



Further information?
You can download the Fund Guidelines

or contact:

Ciara Wilson
SSE Community Fund Manager

T: 0141 224 7191


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