CREFL LogoCarsphairn Renewable Energy Fund Ltd (CREFL)

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.


Meeting Dates and Application Deadlines

Meeting dates Deadline for applications
11th November 2020 28th October 2020
10th February 2021 27th January 2021
12th May 2021 28th April 2021
11th August 2021 (+ Public Meeting) 28th July 2021

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.

Download an application form to become a CREFL Director here.

CREFL advert 2020

The Current Directors are:

Chair - Sylvia Sinclair

Company Secretary - Rory Clark Kennedy

Correspondence Secretary - Rory Clark Kennedy

Minutes Secretary - Darren Challis

Treasurer - Rory Clark Kennedy

Directors - Michael Ansell, Yasmin Akbar, Steve Cowley, Derek Harris, Andrew Metcalf, Billy McCreath, David McMillan.

Liz Holmes is a Director representing the Community Council.


Further information can be obtained by emailing the Committee Secretary or via the links below: secretary.crefl@gmail.com Link to application forms and guidance page. Link to Minutes page. Link to Governance documents page.
CREFL's 2020 Mailshot

CREFL's Companies House entry