A fund for community groups and charities of all types and sizes: the Park Spring Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund supports community organisations close to the Park Spring wind farm in North East Barnsley.
Abundance is a volunteer-run organisation which rescues, shares, cooks and processes fruit and vegetables which would otherwise go to waste from all across Sheffield. Funding contributed to the cost of skills training volunteers to lead harvesting events as well as community workshops
Friends Of Thorne Community Wood is Doncaster based and was founded in 1994 when the council first purchased the land. Funding has allowed the volunteer group to upgrade their equipment and to train their volunteers so they can conserve the area better.
Located in Grimethorpe, Milefield Primary School paid for the salary of a trained farm teaching supervisor for the school’s newly established on-site community farm, thanks to funding from the Park Springs Windfarm Community Benefits Fund.