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CASE STUDIES

Inverclyde Windfarm Fund and Inverclyde Community Fund 2021

The launch of the new Windfarm saw ICF award grants of up to £1,000 in 2021 to community groups across Inverclyde.

The Inverclyde Community Fund also awarded grants of up to £1,000 for community groups and voluntary organisations to progress projects within our local communities.

Here are some examples of the great projects that we've supported.

 
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BELVILLE COMMUNITY GARDEN

 "We have now helped support the setup of 4 Food share sites across Inverclyde who are running independently..."

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MAN ON! INVERCLYDE

  “We spent our budget on piloting a project, “Football Therapy”, within Inverclyde, allowing people to access free football and mental health peer-support together..."

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GREENOCK & DISTRICT SEA CADET CORP

  “The grant was spent on the purchase of four new paddle boards. The paddle boards were a new and fast-growing sport in the UK, and so this venture allowed cadets to experience water sports at a cost that all can adore, free at the point of delivery..."

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GREENOCK WANDERERS RFC

“For some time now, our Clubhouse has had a number of leaks coming from the balcony area... the Club fortunately secured the very generous award of £1k from the Inverclyde Windfarm Fund.

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TEEN CHALLENGE STRATHCLYDE

“We held an event in September, a candlelit vigil for people who had lost their lives in Inverclyde to drugs and alcohol..."

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GREENOCK UNITED FC

“Greenock United has used the grant to fund the pitch hire for our adults pan disability teams..."

  

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BOUNCE BASKETBALL INVERCLYDE

"This grant has allowed our club to establish itself within the local community quicker than we could have imagined..."

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ST ANDREW'S BOYS CLUB 2013

"We are a local football team consisting of children aged 7-8. The grant helped us to buy every player a new strip for the season ahead..."

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GIBSHILL CHILDREN'S CENTRE

"“We were awarded £1,000 which we have used to enhance our outdoor learning space..."

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MIND MOSAIC CHILD & FAMILY THERAPIES

“We used the grant to purchase specialist toys, games and books used in therapy..."

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ARDGOWAN HOSPICE

"This grant went towards paying for new industrial linoleum tile flooring for our largest retail outlet..."

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GOUROCK GOLF CLUB

“The grant we received was focused on developing Junior golf..."

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QUARRIERS

"We received £1,000 for the purchase of some outdoor furniture to provide benefit to the people we support and their families..."

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GREENOCK MORTON COMMUNITY TRUST

“The project that we were able to deliver as part of the grant was our new STEM project within Newark Primary School..."

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THE INVERCLYDE SHED

"“We spent the grant on heritage fruit trees, stakes, ties, and compost for establishing a community orchard at Muirshiel Lane, Port Glasgow..."

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GREENOCK WANDERERS RFC

At Greenock Wanderers, we look to instil the core values, standards and traditions of Rugby, as a sport. Taking groups outside this environment allows the coaches to assess the children in a different light and see individual potential expressed in an alternative manner...”

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CHILDREN IN POVERTY INVERCLYDE

“We spent the grant on Tesco F&F vouchers to purchase warm clothing for families with young children..."