Fraisthorpe Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund

The Fraisthorpe Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund is being made available by Octopus Solutions, the developers of the Fraisthorpe wind farm. The fund will support projects that improve the local quality of life and community resources for residents who live in the parish council areas of Barmston and Fraisthorpe, Carnaby and part of the area served by Bridlington town council that sits south of the Spa

We will give priority to projects that:

  • Enhance quality of life for local residents
  • Contribute to vibrant, healthy, successful and sustainable communities
  • Promote community spirit and encourage community activity

Larger grants

Larger grants and multi-year requests could include but are not limited to:-

  • Refurbishment of community buildings or other local assets
  • Community transport or digital projects for isolated areas
  • Community leisure facilities
  • Outreach & support services for people in rural isolation



Size of grants

You can apply for between £500 and £10,000

Please note there are 2 separate application forms, one for small grants up to £2,000 and one for large grants over £2,001

Who can apply?

Please read our ‘How to Apply’ page for information on general eligibility

Your group must:

  • Be a voluntary organisation, community group, small charity or other type of not for profit organisation with charitable aims
  • Have a constitution or governing document
  • Have been in existence for at least 6 months
  • Have a bank account in the name of the group
  • Have at least 3 unrelated people on their management committee (the majority should be unpaid)

How to apply?

Firstly, please read our guidance on who can generally apply to Two Ridings Community Foundation. You can find it here: Before applying, please read the Fraisthorpe Wind Farm Guidance Notes for  this grant scheme carefully. Then fill in the online form.

Lastly, your application is only complete when all supporting documentation has been received either attached to the online application or posted to the office as paper copies.

Please note: If you are sending your supporting documents in the post, please can we ask that they are NOT stapled. Thank you so much!

When to apply?

Fraisthorpe Wind Farm Fund is not currently open. We will open it again soon. Please check back here, or subscribe to our newsletter for updates.


Recently awarded grants

Fraisthorpe successful applicants 2019

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