Community Benefit Fund

The Mynydd y Betws Wind Farm community benefit fund is available to provide grants for projects close to the site of the wind farm for the 25-year life of the project, which included an upfront amount of 1,000,000 made available in the first year. The fund is split between two council areas, Carmarthenshire and Neath Port Talbot Councils.

In Carmarthenshire the eligible wards are: Penygroes, Llandybie, Pontamman, Ammanford, Saron, Tycroes, Betws, Glanamman, Garnant and Quarter Bach. Details for applying for the fund, including criteria, are available below:
http://www.carmarthenshire.gov.uk/

Further information can be accessed via email at grants@carmarthenshire.gov.uk or via phone at 01269 590216.

In Neath Port Talbot the wards are Lower Brynamman, Gwaun-Cae-Gurwen, Pontardawe and Alltwen.

Requests for the packs can also be made to Neath Port Talbot Council by emailing: mynyddybetws@npt.gov.uk

For further information on the fund please contact Project development and Funding Manager on 01639 763390.