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Acknowledging CARES support and promoting your project

This three-part guide explains how you should acknowledge support from the Scottish Government’s CARES when promoting your project.

ALoMCP: a note for local and community renewable energy generators

Guidance about the Accelerated Loss of Mains Change Programme (ALoMCP) for local and community renewable energy generators.

Annex: Community development theory and practice

This annex provides further insight into the theory and practice behind community development.

Annex: Developing a fund strategy

For those managing community benefit funds. This annex will help you to develop a strategy to guide effective distribution of the fund.

Annex: Governance arrangements

This annex provides an introduction to governance structures available for managing community benefits.

Annex: Guide to open grant making

This annex provides more guidance on how to promote your fund, and introduces tools and principles to help make good funding decisions.

Annex: Key questions for community benefit funds

Key questions to ask if a community benefit fund is part of the package of benefits available.

Annex: Overview and common opportunities and challenges

This annex gives an overview of community benefits, and looks at the common challenges and opportunities these offer.

Background to the RHI

Background to the UK government's Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI).

Battery options guide

This battery summary table aims to help communities which are considering options for batteries.

Benefits of typical solutions

In our site guide about community buildings, we outline the benefits of typical solutions including installing renewable technologies.

Biomass

An introduction to the different ways you can develop a biomass project, including a step-by-step guide and links to other useful information.

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