Cliviger Community Benefit Fund Opens

Cliviger Community Benefit Fund is open for applications

Cliviger Parish Council has agreed to help Scottish Power Renewables (SPR) UK to deliver Community Benefit Funds for projects and activities benefitting the residents of Cliviger. The Parish Council is helping to ensure that the local community shares in the benefits of the Coal Clough Wind Farm.  The Fund is being administered by Burnley, Pendle & Rossendale Council for Voluntary Service (BPRCVS).

This round of the funding is open on 1st March 2018.  Application forms and guidelines are available on the BPRCVS website. Grants from £100 to £10,000 are available for voluntary, community and faith organisations delivering activities in Cliviger.  The deadline for applications is 12 noon 29th March 2018.

Recent activities funded by the Cliviger Community Benefit Fund have included:

Improvement works to Cliviger Fishponds 

Cliviger Archives and Photographic Group Information Boards

Re-decoration of St John the Devine Church

Safe Outdoor Space at Cliviger Village Hall

Replacement Central Heating at Mount Zion Church

Todmorden Agricultural Show

Renovation of RACA park in Walk Mill

Gillian Arnot, Community Liaison Officer at ScottishPower Renewables, said: “We are pleased that Coal Clough Windfarm is making a positive contribution to the local community, as it continues to make a positive contribution to the environment. We hope that the Cliviger Fund will help to support a range of local projects over the next 25 years.”                      

For more information or if your group has an idea for an activity that Cliviger residents could get involved in contact Tracey Noon at BPRCVS 01282 433740 ext 1007 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..