Edinbane Community Company is a Company limited by Guarantee with charitable status, established to act as a vehicle to manage community benefit funds generated through the windfarm built on land covering ground falling within the communities of Struan and Edinbane, Isle of Skye. (Struan have their own organisation to manage their share of the funds).
The windfarm is operated by Vattenfall. Vattenfall is Europe's fifth largest generator of electricity, the largest generator of heat with operations in Denmark, Finland, Germany, United Kingdom, Poland, Netherlands and Sweden.
The constitution and purpose of the Company is set out in the Memorandum and Articles of Association (see below).
The community of Edinbane is defined by reference to the postcodes:
IV51 9PN, IV51 9PR, IV51 9PW, IV51 9PX, IV51 9PU, IV51 9PT, IV51 9PS, IV51 9RE, IV51 9PP, IV51 9NZ, IV51 9NY and IV51 9PA.
Applications can be made for funding at any time, these will be considered on a quarterly basis.
The People's Postcode Trust is a grant-giving charity funded entirely by the players of the People's Postcode Lottery. Edinbane Community Company received £10,000 from the Trust to develop a children's play area at the Gifted Pairc in Edinbane