Community Benefits

Community Benefits

Community Benefit Fund

Oweninny Power DAC and Mayo County Council have developed a community fund to support various community-based initiatives and improvement projects.

An annual Community Benefit Fund is administered by Mayo County Council.

The fund is based on €2,500 per installed MW.

For Phase 1 of the wind farm, this will amount to an annual fund of over €200,000.

Construction Community Benefit Fund Now Open!

Oweninny Power 2 DAC has launched a Construction Community Benefit Fund (“The Fund”) to facilitate the support of local communities during the construction phase of the Oweninny Wind Farm Phase 2 project.  The Fund is open to local community based project groups and voluntary organisations located within, or working with, communities in the vicinity of the development or turbine transport route.

Each funding application will be evaluated on a case by case basis in accordance with the eligibility criteria outlined in the Fund Terms and Conditions.  To view the full Terms and Conditions, please click here.

As per the Fund Terms and Conditions, only one application per group, per year may be submitted.

If your group would like to apply for funding, please click here to complete your application. Note submission of an application does not guarantee funding.

Groups or organisations requiring help or support with their application can contact the project team via  with their enquiries, or alternatively call the project Community Liaison Officer directly on 086 810 6583 for assistance.

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