Galloper Funds

Galloper established three community funds for the benefit of local communities in Suffolk and Essex.

The Galloper Community Fund administered on behalf of the Galloper project by Essex Community Foundation (ECF) and designed to support communities around the location of the Operations & Maintenance Base in Harwich, Essex.

The Galloper Wind Farm Fund which is administered by Suffolk Coast & Heaths Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB)

Galloper Community Fund

The £50,000 Galloper Community Fund was established in 2018. Applications to the fund are administered on behalf of the Galloper project by the Essex Community Foundation (ECF).

Each year, from 2018 until 2022, £10,000 will be awarded to support charitable, educational and environmental activities in the Harwich area.

For more information about the fund or to apply for a grant, visit the ECF website or call the grants team on 01245 356018.

Galloper Wind Farm Fund

The Galloper Wind Farm Fund (GWFF) aims to contribute to the appearance, setting, conservation, amenity, accessibility and enjoyment of the Suffolk Coast & Heaths AONB and the area defined as within a 5 kilometre radius of Sizewell (the location of the Galloper substation). A total of £187,000 will be available over 17 years.

Started in 2016, it will be paid at £11,000 per annum to Suffolk County Council. Grants of up to 100% can be awarded towards project costs.
A panel including representatives from Galloper Wind Farm Ltd, Suffolk County Council, East Suffolk Council and Leiston Town Council will meet once a year to assess projects and award grants.

For more information and advice about the GWFF,
please email Suffolk Coast & Heaths AONB;
telephone 01394 445225 or visit the page where you can find out more about the criteria and guidance, and download the application form.

Examples of projects funded

The 2020/21 grant round saw a total of five projects awarded funds of over £10,000.