Grants Awarded

List of approved applications from meeting on Monday 22nd January 2024

Decision on Applications Applications Approved: Amount
The Crawick Multiverse Trust Ltd ( Events Officer, 2 seasonal workers etc)
£19,758
RBSD Community Council (To gift new Hoodies to all children at Sanquhar Primary & Nursery)
£3,460
RBSD Community Council (To help with running costs of The Nithsdale Times}
£2,500
RBSD Community Council ( Local Energy Discount from electricity supplier to offer all residents in Sanquhar & District Community Council area)
£100,000
Sanquhar + District Men’s Shed (To purchase wood & Paint to repair Summer Seats from the Square Sanquhar)
£515
RBSD Community Council (To replace Deffibulator Batteries)
£1200
Ayrshire + D & G Royal Scottish Pipe Band (To host and administer an indoor full pipe band contest incorporating the disciplines of solo piping and drumming. Also Hire of premises Sanquhar Academy)
£3000
Kirkconnel Miners Memorial Centre (Improvements to main hall)
£11,380
Kirkconnel Parish Heritage Society (Bus Repairs )
£1,236.65
Sanquhar & District Silver Band ( To purchase new instruments)
£23,000
Kirkconnel & Kelloholm Childrens Gala (Kirkconnel & Kelloholm children’s gala 75th anniversary)
£5,000
Kirkconnel Bowling Club (RENEWABLE ENERGY AND LIGHTING UPGRADE, solar panels, battery storage etc)
£21,675
Crawick & Nithsdale Wheelers Club (To help with traveling costs for Charity run from Lands’ End to John O’Groats)
£4000
Sanquhar Royal Burgh Troopers Club (To support the Troopers Club Members Horse Subsidy for ROM 2024 also junior riding lessons
£4,700

Grants approved at UNCT meeting on 27th September 2023

Decision on Applications Applications Approved: Amount
RBSDCC Nithsdale Times sub group
£2,500 (Sunnyside funds)
Sanquhar Bowling Club
£13,550 (CWL funds)
Brighten Up Sanquhar
£3,500 (CWL funds)
Sanquhar Sewing Bee
£750 (Windy Rigg funds)
Sanquhar Enterprise Company
£36,000 (Twenty Shilling funds)
Kelloholm Primary School Parent Council
£8,000 (CWL funds)
Kelloholm Nursery School Parent Council
£5,000 (CWL funds)
KKDT
£1,200 (Sunnyside funds)
Kirkconnel Parish Heritage Society
£15,000 (Twenty Shilling funds)
Kello Rovers FC
£24,758.60 (CWL funds)
KKDT Upper Nithsdale Tourism Partnership
£2,500 ( 50/50) (Windy Rigg funds)

Below is the list of approved applications from our meeting on Monday 1st March 2021.

Thanks to Community Windpower and Sanquhar 1 windfarm

Sanquhar

Groups / Organisations Amount
Royal Burgh of Sanquhar & District Community Council Christmas Lights.
£2,500
Royal Burgh of Sanquhar & District Community Council Resilience Sub Group.
£2,000
A’The Airts, Sanquhar
£10,000
Nithsdale Wanderers Ladies Football Team
£2,000 waiting on approval (Quote required)
Sanquhar Town Hall
£15,068
Sanquhar Bowling Club
£1,000
Brighten Up Sanquhar Group
£2,000
Friends of Clark’s Little Ark
£400.00

Kirkconnel

Groups / Organisations Amount
Kello Rovers Football Club
£2,400 waiting on approval (Quote required)
Kirkconnel and Kelloholm Development Trust
£7,000
Kirkconnel and Kelloholm Parish Heritage Society
£7,000 + £5,000 (£12,000) see attached Letter
Kelloholm Leek Club
£1,500

There were no joint applications in this round of funding.

Groups that benefit from latest grant applications from Community Windpower, Sanquhar 1 wind farm. Meeting on 29th October 2020

Sanquhar

Groups / Organisations Amount
Bowling Green, towards 150th anniversary tournament and improve changing rooms
£10,000
Nigel Henderson Court Social Club, towards quizzes, high tea etc .
£500
Sanquhar Community Council, survey for 5 year action and development plan.
£12,500
Nithsdale Times, towards new lap top and equipment.
£2,500

Kirkconnel

Groups / Organisations Amount
Kelloholm Rovers FC, towards cost for new tractor, spiked and grass collector,
£15,774
Kirkconnel and Kelloholm Development Trust, towards fees for ground investigation works for proposed sheltered housing project.
£16,800

50% share both communities

Groups / Organisations Amount
Nithsdale United FC, towards pitch and hall hire for training costs.
£2,000
Nithsdale Valley FC. Provide new tracksuits etc.
£900

Grants awarded 25 February 2020 from Community Windpower Fund.

Sanquhar

Groups / Organisations Amount
A the Airts. Towards salary for part time and full time officers
£10,000
Town Hall SCIO, for kitchen upgrade and carpet for stairs.
£4,384
Sanquhar Enterprise Company, towards salary development officer
£16,000
Sanquhar Community Council, Christmas Lights
£2,000
Bowling Club, base for new storage shed.
£4,500

Kelloholm / Kirkconnel

Groups / Organisations Amount
Heritage Society, towards staff and running costs.
£12,000
Kelloholm and Kirkconnel Development Trust, towards staff costs
£22,000
Miners Hall, smoke bins.
£269
Miners Hall, roof for old coal sheds, for storage.
£800

50% share both communities

Groups / Organisations Amount
Upper Nithsdale Tourism Partnership. Towards 3 festivals
£2,500
Nithsdale Valley FC. Towards training costs and new strips.
£2,116
British Legion, flag standard holders.
£300

New applications are now welcome...