Edintore Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund Awards

To date, the Edintore Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund has awarded a total of £446,957.15 as follows:

Round 6 – September 2023. Funding Awarded: £107,208.44

St Andrews Kirk £12,239.82 for creating a toilet & kitchen facility.

Keith & District Sports Development £7,500 for youth football.

Keith Men’s Shed £3,143 for Provision of flooring & floor covering.

Keith in Flower £4,400 for workshop & store repair.

Keith Christmas Lights £33,000 purchase of access & lifting equipment.

Reap £11,766.80 for a thermal camera.

Newmill Hall Committee £2,000 for a new fire door.

Keith Golf Club £10,000 for a utility sprayer.

Glass Community Hall £23,158.82 for energy efficiency project.


Round 5 – September 2022. Funding Awarded: £44,427.99

Botriphnie Primary Parent Council £4,819.99 for New Shed & Storage Boxes.

Keith Football Club £905.75 for Upgrade of Pitch Care Equipment.

Event 1st Aid Service (Scotland) £12,000.00 for EFAS Treatment Vehicle/Ambulance.

Bin Rangers Club £943.13 for Learning together in the forest & on the hill to enjoy the natural world project.

REAP £7,364.13 for The Power Hub Technology.

The Loft Youth Project £990.00 for Winter Warmers Cooking & Tackling Food Insecurity through the rising cost of living for our young people project.

Tyred n Cranky CIC £985.25 for Pop-up Bike Repair Workshops.

Glass Community Association £16,419.74 for Renovations of Glass Hall & Community Green Space.

Round 4 – September 2021. Funding Awarded: £95,508.54

Keith Football Club £21,951.31 for Solar Panel Installation.

Keith & District Men’s Shed £27,357.60 for Phase 2 of Groundworks.

Grange Community Association £2,200.00 for ongoing refurbishment of King Memorial Hall.

Moray Food Plus £2,074.00 for Keith Community Pantry.

Strathisla Pipe Band £3,855.56 for Post COVID refresh.

Keith Royal British Legion £10,500.00 to Fit Door & Fire Exit.

Moray Wellbeing Hub £998.50 for Keith Connects 21 Project.

Keith Golf Club £10,000.00 for Drainage and Waterways Renovation.

St Andrews Kirk £5,574.00 for creating rest room and kitchen facility.

Crossroads School Council £7,026.00 for Outdoor Classroom/Shelter.

Keith Christmas Lights £3,971.57 for  Refurbishment of brackets and wiring.

COVID Round – June 2020 (awarded for COVID grant applications), Funding Awarded: £15,800.00

Round 3 – April 2019. Funding Awarded: £65,480.00

Dufftown Royal British Legion £20,000 towards the costs of refurbishing the Legion.

Longmore Community Hall £15,000 towards the Hall Improvement Project (sound and lighting equipment).

Keith Golf Club £10,000 to purchase a ride on mower.

Keith Roller Bladers and Skaters (KeRBS) £7,780 towards refurbishing the skate park.

Keith Royal British Legion £7,000 towards the cost of toilet refurbishment.

Strathisla Pipe Band £5,000 towards the cost of massed pipe band Centenary Celebration.

Trefoil Guild £700 to purchase a Presentation Kit (laptop and projector).


Round 2 – April 2018. Funding Awarded: £54,472.60

Keith Golf Club £10,000.00 to part fund the replacement of the Clubhouse flat roof.

Keith Country Show £10,000.00 towards the costs of phase 2 of Keith Show Park power distribution.

George V Memorial Field Rothiemay Trust £10,000.00 to part fund the conversion of the The Lossat building.

Keith Royal British Legion £6,000.00 to part fund the cost of upgrading the kitchen.

Keith & Strathisla Regeneration Partnership £5,500.00 for the InKeith website and promotion.

Moray School Bank £3,750.00 for ‘Back to School’ 2018 – uniforms and equipment for pupils in Keith ASG area.

Keith & Dufftown Railway Association £3,630.00 to replace windows at Keith Town Station.

Keith & Dufftown Railway Association £2,495.00 for printing ‘Tales with Trains’ books.

Edinburgh International Science Festival £2,000.00 for ‘Generation Science’ workshops for Keith ASG schools.

Keith Community Radio Ltd  £597.60 for branded sweatshirts for volunteers.

Longmore Hall Steering Group £500.00 towards a Hall Fighting Fund as volunteers took on the running of the hall from the local authority


Round 1 – May 2017. Funding Awarded: £64,059.58

Keith & District Men’s Shed £16,155.00 to purchase portacabins for workshop premises.

Glass Community Association £11,506.46 towards the cost of developing a new community hall for Glass.

Keith Roller Bladers & Skaters (KERBS) £9,500.00 towards a quarter pipe ramp for the skate park.

St Rufus Park Regeneration Group £4,300.00 towards an outdoor gym at St Rufus Park.

Newmill Hall Committee £3,455.82 to part fund heating in the main hall.

Friends of Newmill Primary £3,000.00 towards an outdoor learning area for the school pupils of Newmill Primary.

Keith & Dufftown Railway Association £2,750.00 for work on a shelter and waiting room at Towiemore Halt.

Newmill Community Association £2,250.00 towards Newmill War Memorial restoration.

Isla Archers £1,883.55 for refurbishment and replacement of archery equipment.

Strathspey Fiddlers £742.50 towards band uniforms for a trip to the twin town of Kronach.

Strathisla Pipe Band £600 for new uniforms.

Keith Golf Club £6,750.00 for a multi-use tractor.

Sunshine Developmental Playgroup £580 to purchase equipment and books for a Cosy Book Corner.

The Loft Youth Project £506.25 for sessional worker for the Lofties.

The Keith North Church – Tuesday Table £80.00 towards the cost of cooking equipment.