Grants of up to £4,000 for community projects benefitting residents in eligible parishes within 5km of  French Farm Wind Farm, Peterborough.

 Grants are available for charitable projects benefiting local communities in the parishes listed below. Eligible projects may be supported if they demonstrably benefit a material proportion of the local community living in “the area of benefit”- within a 5km radius of the wind farm.

The following parishes are eligible for French Farm Wind Farm grants:

  • Borough Fen
  • Crowland
  • Eye
  • Fleet
  • Gedney Hill
  • Holbeach
  • Newborough
  • Parson Drove
  • Sutton St Edmunds
  • Thorney
  • Whaplode

Please note – applicants MUST submit a letter of support for their project from their Parish Council. 

Examples of Funded Projects

Golden Link Club received £400 to provide support towards the cost of new equipment, entertainment, and meals out for the elderly members of the group.

Crowland PCC received £2,000 to repair five windows on the north side of the church and fitting the exterior of these windows with wire mesh.

Who can apply?
Not-for-profit organisations

Maximum grant

Eligible area
Parishes of Borough Fen, Crowland, Eye. Fleet, Gedney Hill, Holbeach, Newborough, Parson Drove, Sutton St Edmunds, Thorney and Whaplode.

1st August

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