Loscar Wind Farm Community Funds (Rotherham)

Wind Farm operator Renewable Energy Systems (RES) established two charitable funds for communities close to the site of their Loscar Wind project development in Harthill, Rotherham. RES operate renewable energy plants throughout the UK, with the Loscar wind project generating clean electricity since 2010.


  • This funding is specifically for the benefit of community initiatives within the parishes of Harthill, Woodall, Thorpe Salvin and Wales.

Who can apply?

Grants are available for projects and initiatives that educate, promote or implement:

  • sustainable use of energy and energy efficiency
  • sustainable use of other resources
  • reducing climate change
  • nature conservation
  • charitable environmental projects that address the needs of the local community


  • general community activities that benefit the residents of the defined area of benefit

Examples of projects/activities which can be funded

  • educational Projects within the local primary and secondary schools
  • free information events about domestic solar or wind power
  • projects to improve the energy efficiency of residents on low incomes
  • free practical workshops about composting methods
  • hedge restoration and wildflower planting schemes
  • activities for older people
  • pre-school group
  • homework club
  • sports group

How to apply?

Please ensure that you have read all of the information above and are eligible for the available funding before going on to the application stage.


NB: If you are a school and are interested in applying for the Loscar Wind Farm Community Fund please contact SYCF via the information before completing the application form.

Please click here to apply to this fund. 

If you require any help with your application then please do not hesitate to get in touch with our grants team by following the contact information below.