Funding for your project
The profits from the Newton Downs community solar farm are used to support local community projects.
The community fund is managed and distributed by YCE, with independent trustees drawn from members. YCE.
Funding is open to any community organization operating within the Yealm area.
Applications need to meet the criteria described in the fund rules and show evidence of wide community support, such as from Neighbourhood Plans. Projects should benefit communities in the parishes of Brixton, Holbeton, Newton & Noss, Wembury, and Yealmpton
Apply for funds for your project
Funds are available for the coming year. If your organisation is in the Yealm area (parishes of Newton Ferrers and Noss Mayo, Yealmpton, Holbeton, Brixton or Wembury) and you have a project that might meet the criteria in the fund rules, then let us know the details by filling in an application form and we will get back to you.
Criteria for project selection and application details
The first funds will be available from July 2018, so no projects have yet been funded. Availability of funds will be announced in a newsletter to members and on the News section of this website – expected mid-2018.