By VictoriaBlake E.ON has today (Wednesday) launched a Community Support Fund to benefit sustainable projects in the parishes that border the wind farm and is part of a broader Community Fund set to benefit local communities in the East Riding of Yorkshire and Grimsby
Local community groups, voluntary organisations and registered charities are invited to apply for funding of up to £10,000 to make environmental improvements or to provide services and activities that will either make a real difference to local people’s lives or the economic regeneration of the area.
Sandra Stephens, Renewable Stakeholder Manager at E.ON, said: “E.ON works to support the communities in which we operate. We’re delighted to be able launch this Community Support Fund and hope many worthwhile projects and organisations in the parishes’ local to our Humber Gateway Offshore Wind Farm will apply.
“We’re interested in hearing from amenity projects that aim to make a difference to local life and community projects keen to make environmental improvements as well as those that will contribute to the economic regeneration of the area.”
The Community Support Fund is available to support projects within the parishes of Easington, Skeffling, Welwick, Weeton, Winestead, Patrington, Ottingham, Keyingham, Thorngumbald, Sunk Island, Paull, Hedon and Preston.
E.ON will work closely with local councils and all applications will be reviewed by a committee made up of representatives from each of the parishes. The closing date for entries in the first phase is Sunday 31st May 2015.
For more information contact:
Victoria Blake 02476 181304 or email@example.com
Roxanne Postle 02476 195785 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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