Energia Meenadreen Windfarm Community Benefit Fund 2018

Energia Meenadreen Windfarm Community Benefit Fund 2018

The Energia Meenadreen Windfarm Community Benefit Fund was established in 2015 to support community based projects that make a difference to the people of Meenadreen, County Donegal and provide added benefit to the local community. Applications to the Fund are being sought from community, voluntary and charitable organisations who believe they have a project that meets the criteria, and who are based within a 7.5km radius of the Meenadreen wind turbine site.

Grants are being made available under three distinct strands of funding, further details of which can be found in the scheme’s criteria here. 


  •  Open for applications                    08 June 2018
  • Closing Date for applications         29 June 2018
  • Grants will be made by                  27 July 2018
  • Work should begin                        Early August 2018
  • Interim Progress Reports due       25 January 2019
  • Final Outcome Reports due          26 July 2019

How to Apply:

Before applying you must read the full criteria document to ensure that your organisation is eligible to apply. Once you have ensured that you meet all of these criteria, you can make an online application by clicking on the link: https://communityfoundationireland.secure.force.com/forms/Energia2018

If you have any queries in relation to the grant criteria, application process or your eligibility for the scheme, please don’t hesitate to contact Sara Stokes sstokes@foundation.ie.

Closing Date: 29th June 2018 at 16:00