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CREFL are pleased to announce some updates to our grant schemes.
The Further Education grant has been increased from £250 to £500 per academic year for all new applications.
The Vocational grant has been increased from £200 to £500 and will allow for multiple courses to be run per financial year, up the maximum amount.
We have made some updates to our guidelines and application forms to bring us in-line with the prevailing standards of other funders.
Click here for the new application and guidance forms.
If you have any questions please contact us via our email address below.

CREFL was set up to administer community benefit funds given annually to Carsphairn by the owners of Windy Standard and Wetherhill windfarms.

The money is distributed in the form of grants to:

  • Help finance projects which will benefit the community; and
  • Assist inhabitants of the parish to continue their learning through further education.

CREFL's Constitution is available here:


CREFL's Constitution

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CREFL is run by a board of directors who are all local people, giving their time voluntarily. They meet 4 times throughout the year to consider applications for grants.


Dates for 2019

Meeting dates 2019 Deadline for applications
13th February 30th January
15th May 1st May
14th August (AGM - Open to the public) 31st July
13th November 31st October

Nominations for new Directors are invited at the Annual Public Meeting, held in August every year.


Download an application form to become a CREFL Director here.

The Current Directors are:

Chair - David McMillan

Secretaries / Treasurer - Sandy Moffat, Rory Clark Kennedy, Harry Hall.

Directors - Yasmin Akbar, Darren Challis, Steve Cowley, David Gibbon, Andrew Metcalf, Billy McCreath, Sylvia Sinclair.

Liz Holmes is a Director representing the Community Council.


Further information can be obtained by emailing the Committee Secretary: secretary.crefl@gmail.com

Download application forms and guidance

CREFL's 2018 Mailshot is available by clicking below.


CREFL's 2018 Mailshot


CREFL's Companies House entry