Hill of Towie Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund

The community fund for Hill of Towie Wind Farm has been available since the commissioning of the wind farm in spring 2012. More than £90,000 per annum is now available to the local community in and around Drummuir, Keith & Mulben. RES (Renewable Energy Systems) the developer, provides the community benefit fund, REAP administers the fund, and a decision-making panel of local community representatives assesses grant applications and allocates the funds.

To be eligible for the Hill of Towie Wind Farm Community Grant Scheme groups or organisations must:

  • be properly constituted and have a bank account in the organisation’s name
  • operate mainly in the area of benefit – please see the map

Applications are now closed for the last round of funding.

Please get in touch at info@reapscotland.org.uk  for an application form for the next round (deadline still to be confirmed). Applications can be accepted at any time of year at the REAP office and you are advised to submit applications in good time in case there are any follow-up questions or supporting evidence you need to provide. Support is available to help you complete your application if needed so please feel free to contact REAP if you need more information before submitting your application.

Previous applicants please note the guidance has been updated and all applicants are required to supply 2 competitive, written quotes where possible, not only for equipment or refurbishment.

After the Decision Making meeting all applicants will be informed by email if their application has been successful or unsuccessful.

For application guidelines for both the Small Grants (projects under £1,000) and the Main Grants (projects over £1,000) see the Application Guidelines

Click here for a step-by-step guide to the application process.

Click here for our top tips on completing a funding application.


For any more information please ring 01542 888070 or e-mail info@reapscotland.org.uk

Click here for the Annual Report on round 11 & 12 funding including applicant reports.

Click here for the Annual Report on round 9 & 10 funding including applicant reports.

Click here for the 2016 Annual Report (round 7 & 8) on funding with examples of successful applications. You can see reports from other successful applicants here.

Click here for the Aims and Objectives of the Hill of Towie Community Benefit Fund

Successful applicants can now request a certificate of award. Please get in touch with the REAP office if you would like one.