Burnham and Weston Energy CIC, the owner of the Wick Farm community solar project, is delighted to announce the Burnham and Weston Community Sunshine Fund is open to applications from 1 October – 15 November, 2019. The Fund, which is managed by Somerset Community Foundation, welcomes applications for funding from local, community-led organisations, small voluntary groups, clubs, charities, social enterprises, schools, and health centres for a range of activities that will have an environmental, social or economic legacy. Communities covering an area stretching up the Somerset coastline from Burnham-on-Sea to Weston-super-Mare, and inland to Mark and Winscombe, can apply for grants of up to £2,500. Groups that have benefitted from over £15,000 funding so far this year are:-
It would be great if you could find room to publish this piece (full story attached) in your next publication, which includes a quote from Johnny Boxhall from the Friends of Grove Park in Weston-super-Mare.
Please do share on your socials as well – here’s the online link to the story.