Oweninny Power Designated Activity Company has developed a wind farm at Oweninny, Bellacorick Co. Mayo. A Community Benefit Fund has been established as a condition of planning consent. The Oweninny Community Benefit Fund Scheme is managed by Mayo County Council, who have established a representative Board of Directors to oversee the Governance of the Fund.
Applications are sought annually from clubs, associations, and other groups whose work support community-based initiatives and improvement projects. Applications received are evaluated in line with Mayo County Council’s policy on community benefit contributions required for certain major developments.
There are 2 application schemes run each year. One scheme for the Oweninny Target Area and the second smaller scheme is for the rest of the county.
Applications under Category 4 - small-scale capital projects, Rest of County (outside Oweninny Targeted Area), will open on 05 February, 2024.
Application Form / Supporting Documents, are available to download here: https://consult.mayo.ie/en/applications.
Closing Date for submission of applications through the online portal is Friday, 01 March, 2024, at 5pm