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Stratherrick & Foyers Community Council

Micro Grants

As part of the Community benefit agreement from the SSE Stronelairg windfarm, the Community Council receive £5k per annum to distribute in the form of micro grants up to a maximum of £500 per application. These can be for individuals or groups whether constituted or not, but must be able to demonstrate Community benefit in the application form.

If an individual or non-constituted group require more than £500 for a Community activity, the Community Trust also do an up to £1k grant -

There is a link to the application form at the bottom of the page that should be easy to type in but if you would like an application form emailed/paper copy or have any questions, please email admin on -


Terms and Conditions of Microgrant Funding


  • All applicants for benefit from micro grants must be based within the geographical area defined for Stratherrick and Foyers Community Council in the Highland Council Region.
  • Micro grants will not be awarded:
    • For commercial projects or project which will receive income from sales
    • For political or religious purposes
    • To replace statutory funding
    • For purposes adverse to SSE’s interests
    • To support individuals for their personal gain (other than skills development)
    • For activities that do not comply with current legislation or good practice guidelines
  • Copies of any invoices or receipts for purchases paid for from the grant should be sent to Stratherrick and Foyers CC by e-mail (at
  • The annual round of micro grant funding begins in June each year. Individuals and organisations who receive a micro grant are free to make subsequent applications during each annual round, although demand from others at that time will be taken into consideration.
  • Applications for a project can only be made to a single community council; if funds required are in excess of £500 an application to the full Stronelairg Community Fund can be made.  Details of that fund are available at
  • Applications will be reviewed by the Community Council.

Once complete, please submit this application form to Stratherrick and Foyers Community Council by e-mail

File NameLast ModifiedFile Size
SSE Microgrant app form updated March 21.docx15 July 2021914kB