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Groups Looking For Funding In Caithness - Check Deadlines for Applications

15th May 2024

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Funding applications deadlines are different from the many sources of funding. Get dates in your diaries to make sure you do not miss the application dates.

The Caithness and North Sutherland Fund dates are -

The Caithness & North Sutherland Fund considers funding applications on a quarterly basis. Please ensure that you submit your initial enquiry form well in advance of the closing dates to allow yourself sufficient time to complete your full application form, which we will provide you with after we receive your initial enquiry form and have concluded our eligibility screening checks.

2024 - Round 3

Application form closing date - Wednesday 26 June 2024.

CNSF Assessment Meeting date - Meeting - Wednesday 24 July 2024.

2024 - Round 4

Application form closing date - Wednesday 2 October 2024.

CNSF Assessment Meeting date - Wednesday 30 October 2024.

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For other fund see below -
There have been a growing number of funds available to groups in Caithness in recent years with more to come as more wind farms come on stream. The problem for anyone looking for funding is where to start.

Caithness Voluntary Group can help with information and ideas.

Here is a listing of a few and we will add to them as we get information.

Please feel free to let us know of any others not yet listed. Send an email to

They all have different criteria and areas they will give funds to. It does take time to research them all but hopefully a list will help anyone get started.

Links will be added on the site to try and make it easy to find in the future.

Caithness Community Fund
Forse wind Farm
managed by West Caithness Community Fund.

Halkirk & District Halsary Windfarm Community Benefit Fund

Caithness and North Sutherland Fund

Baillie Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund

Bilbster Community Fund

Camster Community Fund Small and main grants

Camster Community Fund Large grants

Tannach & District Windfarm Charitable Trust

Tannach & District Micro Grant Scheme

Dounreay Community Fund

Halkirk District Benefit Fund

Watten Windfarm charitable trust

SSE Highland Sustainable Development Fund

SSE Beatrice Partnership Fund - Ceased

Stroupster Community Fund

Now Ceased = Final report on the web site
SSE Beatrice Local Community Fund
Launching May 2017 covering 5 community councils - Sinclair Bay, Wick, Tannach and District , Lybster Latheron & Clyth and Dundeath.