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   Advisory Panel meeting

12th January 2018              Mid March 

6th April 2018                     Early June  

27th July 2018                    Early September

5t October 2018                  Mid Novembe


Further information?
You can download the Fund Guidelines

or contact:

Marianne Townsley
Community Fund Manager

T: 01463 728069
E: marianne.townsley@sse.com


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