Round 5: Jun-Aug 2021

Brenig Community Benefit Fund

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Round 5 of the Brenig Wind Ltd Community Benefit Fund is now closed.  We will announce future funding rounds in due course.

The Brenig Community Benefit Fund generates a lot of interest and funding applications to the fund.  If you have applied previously, and not been successful, please ensure you contact Cadwyn Clwyd for guidance prior to re-submitting your application in future rounds.

Please follow the links to the following documents:

Grant Guidance

Grant Applications for LESS than £10,000

Grant Applications for MORE than £10,000

Area of Benefit Map

Please return the application form and supporting documents to brenig@cadwynclwyd.co.uk.  The application form must be returned in Word, electronically and in typed format, handwritten forms will not be accepted. Please do not convert the form into PDF as it distorts the formatting.

Application Queries

If you have any questions about the fund or the application process, please email brenig@cadwynclwyd.co.uk or contact 01490 340500

Additional support

Additional support for communities to develop and implement projects is available from Local Authority Officers. Please contact:

Fran Rhodes: Community Development Officer, Denbighshire County Council

t: 01824 712968

e: fran.rhodes@denbighshire.gov.uk                                                       

Haf Jones: Senior Community Development & Engagement Officer, Conwy County Borough Council

t: 01492 577831 / 07733 012516

e: haf.jones@conwy.gov.uk

Annual Report 2021

Available soon….

Newsletter (Summer 2021)

Annual Report 2020

Newsletter (Summer 2020)

Brenig Community Benefit Fund

NEWS & CASE STUDIES

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23 July 2021

Football club floodlights shine a path for windfarm community funding

An ambitious football club has kicked off an appeal to community groups to apply for funding with a total of £60,000 available. Ruthin Town are preparing for the new season after completing a major upgrade of their facilities including an impressive new floodlighting system. The new lights are ready for switch-on with 12 new pylons… Read More…

22 July 2021

Brenig Wind Ltd seek volunteer panel member

Cadwyn Clwyd are seeking a community-minded individual to join Brenig Wind Limited Grant Panel who will be responsible for assessing grant applications. Brenig Wind Limited is located in the Community Council area of Nantglyn and the electoral ward of Llanrhaeadr yng Nghinmeirch within Denbighshire County Council. The developers, Brenig Wind Limited have installed 16 turbines… Read More…

01 April 2021

Brenig windfarm windfall chance for Mynydd Hiraethog rural communities

Brenig windfarm windfall chance for Mynydd Hiraethog rural communities.  Brenig Wind Ltd Community Benefit fund is administered by rural regeneration agency Cadwyn Clwyd who have already awarded a quarter of a million pounds in little over a year to organisations from the Hiraethog area of Conwy and Denbighshire. It stretches from St Asaph in the north… Read More…

09 February 2021

New project gives people a platform to share experience within rural Wales

A new Welsh language initiative, Nerth Dy Ben, (translation: Strength of Mind) set up by six friends, is today (4 February) launching a new single and website, sharing ideas and inspiration about healthy minds in rural Wales. Nerth Dy Ben, a volunteer-run project, aims to give individuals a platform to share positive experiences, in Welsh,… Read More…

volunteer denbigh community first responders
03 July 2020

Funding boost for life-saving volunteers helping fight coronavirus pandemic

A team of life-saving volunteers who have worked alongside Welsh Ambulance Service paramedics during the coronavirus crisis are celebrating a wind-powered cash boost worth more than £3,000 to fund new emergency equipment. Denbigh Community First Responders (CFRs) who normally donate their spare time to attend 999 calls and administer emergency medical care, have stepped up… Read More…

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16 June 2020

The Glan Llyn community pub in Clawddnewydd is the hub for grocery services to the local area during Covid-19

A vibrant village enterprise delivering food and groceries to isolated and vulnerable people in the west of rural Denbighshire through the Covid-19 pandemic has received over £20,000 to boost its services. Clawddnewydd, between Ruthin and Cerrigydrudion, boasts a shop and a pub, the Glan Llyn, run by local people and they have introduced new outreach… Read More…

17 September 2019

Launch of the new Brenig Wind Ltd Community Benefit Grant

A windfarm community grant fund of almost £4 million over 25 years is now available for communities surrounding the Brenig Wind Ltd site to start benefiting from.  The windfarm owned by Brenig Wind Limited become operational in March 2019 and has 16 turbines each of 2.35MW, giving a total installed capacity of 37.6MW – enough… Read More…

Brenig Community Benefit Fund

APPROVED PROJECTS

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12 April 2021

Community Groups Benefit from The Fourth Round of Wind Farm Funding

The Brenig Wind Ltd panel are pleased to announce that the following 8 groups have been successful in securing the Brenig Wind Ltd Community Benefit Fund Grant (round 4: March 2021)   Applicant: Ruthin Town Football Club Description: Floodlights Grant Amount: £10,000   Applicant: Llanfihangel GM – Playing Field Description: Fence Grant Amount: £5,889  … Read More…

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25 September 2020

COMMUNITY GROUPS BENEFIT FROM THE THIRD ROUND OF WIND FARM FUNDING

The Brenig Wind Ltd panel are pleased to announce that the following 11 groups have been offered the Brenig Wind Ltd Community Benefit Fund Grant (round 3: August 2020) Applicant: Canolfan Uwchaled Description: Refurbish a coffee bar and kitchen storage area Grant Amount: £9,587.29 Applicant: Clocaenog Playground Project Description: Replace damaged playground equipment Grant Amount: £8,935.22 Applicant: Nantglyn Community Council Description: Install… Read More…

05 May 2020

Community Groups Benefit From Second Round of Wind Farm Funding

The Brenig Wind Ltd panel are pleased to announce that the following 22 groups have been offered, and accepted the Brenig Wind Ltd Community Benefit Fund Grant (round 2: February – March 2020):   Applicant: Cyffylliog and Bontychel Show Description:  Equipment – 10′ Box trailer with ramp,  Mobile PA system & 2 Gazeboo Grant Amount: £3,634.86… Read More…

25 February 2020

Community groups benefit from the first round of wind farm funding

The Brenig Wind Ltd panel are pleased to announce that the following 14 groups have been offered and accepted the Brenig Wind Ltd Community Benefit Fund Grant (round 1: October – December 2019):   Applicant: Cyfeillion Ysgol Carreg Emlyn, Clocaenog (afterschool club) Description:  15 ipads for after school club and community groups in the area… Read More…