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Stonehouse Community Council


The Banks Kype Muir Community Fund  (the Fund)  has been created to provide support to the Area of Benefit to deliver local projects that provide social, economic and / or environmental benefit.  The Fund will operate as a single fund benefiting the local community across the Area of Benefit and it will be apportioned equally across each Community Council Area.

County Durham Community Foundation (the Foundation) manages the Fund on behalf of the Funder.

1. Area of Benefit

The Area of Benefit means the geographical area for fund eligibility as shown on the plan in Appendix 1, which will be for the benefit of communities in South Lanarkshire within a 10 km radius of the Wind Farm.  Priority will be given to support projects in the Community Council areas of Lesmahagow, Sandford and Upper Avondale, Stonehouse,  Strathaven & Glassford and Blackwood, Kirkmuirhill and Boghead.

The Kype Muir Wind Farm Community Fund is now available for applications.

The Kype Muir Wind Farm Community Fund has been established to provide financial assistance to community groups, voluntary organisations and the local community in the above mentioned designated areas around the wind farm.


Before applying for a grant

Applicants MUST contact The Banks Community Fund, fund manager at the CDCF, before applying for a grant. Tel 0191 378 6342 or email


APPLY HERE: Grant applications have to be made on line via the County Durham Community Foundation (CDCF) website.

Further details can be found on the Banks community website. link below


Grant guidelines :banks-kype-muir-community-fund-guidelines-2019-v2.pdf