VRG is proud to administer a diverse range of grant programmes for the benefit of the Carron Valley & District Area community.

Using community benefit funds provided by local wind farm developments, VRG independently manages, assesses and administers grant programmes for: community projects, households, young people, student bursaries, and new ventures within the Carron Valley and District Area.

All funds distributed by VRG go to projects or works which support VRG’s objectives. To be eligible applicants must be resident in the Carron Valley & District Area or the project must be of benefit to residents in the area.

Details of our current funding streams and how you can apply are be found below.  If you have any questions regarding your eligibility or a project idea please contact us

Household Grants 

Grants of up to £500 available to all households within the Carron Valley & District area for actions which support environmental protection or reduce a household’s carbon footprint.

Community Grants 

Small Community Grants of up to £5,000 and Large Community Grants over £5,000 available to Community Projects which benefit residents of the Carron Valley & District Area.

Children & Young Peoples Grant

Annual grants of up to £250 available to Carron Valley & District Area Residents aged 0-26 to support education, skills development or meeting the challenges of rural living.

Student Bursary Scheme 

Annual grants of up to £500 for students resident in the Carron Valley & District Area in full time further education or on a registered apprenticeship programme.

New Venture Fund

Up to £1,000 as a 50% grant and a 50% repayable interest free loan, for new entrepreneurial ventures operated by residents of the Carron Valley & District Region.