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18thDec 2023
CNSF AGM Report 2022/23The Caithness & North Sutherland Fund AGM Report 2022/23 is available to read and download online here.    
1stDec 2023
Notice of the TWELFTH Annual General Meeting of the Caithness and North Sutherland Fund The TWELFTH Annual General Meeting of the Caithness and North Sutherland Fund will be held in the Georgina Suite at the Pentland Hotel, Princes Street, Thurso, KW14 7AA on Tuesday 12 December 2023 at 2pm If you would like to be in attendanc ...
22ndMay 2023
Unveiling on the Seafarers Memorial, WickCrowds gathered during the unveiling ceremony of the Seafarers Memorial at the Braehead, Wick, this weekend 20 May 2023. The ceremony celebrated the culmination of a five-year campaign to raise more than £100,000 for a sculpture honouring all th ...
2ndMay 2023
CNSF supports renovation of Castletown Football PavilionCaithness and North Sutherland Fund supports renovation of Castletown Football Pavilion. A celebration of the official re-opening of Castletown football pavilion was celebrated at an event on Saturday (29th April 2023) attended by guests incl ...
1stApr 2023
Strathnaver Museum in Bettyhill has reopened its doors following an investment of £2mStrathnaver Museum in Bettyhill has reopened its doors following an investment of £2m to secure Strathnaver Museum in Bettyhill the historic building and improve Strathnaver Museum’s visitor experience. The museum team kicked off their 2023 se ...
22ndMar 2023
CNSF appoints new Chair and seeks additional directors for its boardThe Caithness and North Sutherland Fund (CNSF) is delighted to announce the appointment of Fiona Forbes as its new chair at its recent board meeting. Fiona is local to Caithness and has spent most of her career working in different roles at Do ...
21stMar 2023
Caithness Chamber of Commerce appointed as Administrator of CNSFThe Caithness and North Sutherland Fund (CNSF) has announced the appointment of Caithness Chamber of Commerce as Fund Administrator. Fiona Forbes, the new Chair of the CNSF commented: “The CNSF Board is delighted to have engaged the Caith ...
21stMar 2023
CNSF Director Vacancies (unremunerated)The Caithness & North Sutherland Fund is a community fund established by the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority and Dounreay Site Restoration Ltd to distribute a £4M funding package to community projects that will increase the attractiveness ...
25thOct 2022
CNSF 2023 Application datesThe Caithness & North Sutherland Fund considers funding applications on a quarterly basis. Please ensure that you submit your initial enquiry form well in advance of the closing dates to allow yourself sufficient time to complete your full ...
17thDec 2021
PR Grant Awards 2021-R4PRESS RELEASE CNSF2021PR041 (17/12/2021) CNSFUND AWARDS FIVE NEW GRANTS The Caithness & North Sutherland Fund has committed over £58k to five community projects in a recent round of grant awards. The Seafarers Memorial Group has bee ...
17thNov 2021
CNSFund 2021 AGM ReportThe CNSFund 2021 AGM Report can be downloaded from the following link: - CNSF(2021)AGM010-P001 Chairperson's Report It gives me great pleasure to present my report for 2021, which is the 10th year of the Fund’s operation. Since our ...
11thNov 2021
CNSF 2022 Application ScheduleThe Caithness & North Sutherland Fund considers funding applications on a quarterly basis. Please ensure that you submit your initial enquiry form well in advance of the closing dates to allow yourself sufficient time to complete your full ...
10thNov 2021
CNSFund 2021 AGM Notice
28thSep 2021
PR Grant Awards 2021-R3PRESS RELEASE CNSF2021PR040 (28/09/2021) CNSFUND LATEST GRANTS SUPPORTS NEW FACILITIES The Caithness & North Sutherland Fund has recently awarded two grants that will help to create new facilities to enhance outdoor recreation and lear ...
2ndJun 2021
Director Vacancy - Voluntary RoleCAITHNESS AND NORTH SUTHERLAND FUND  DIRECTOR VACANCY (unremunerated) Deadline for applications:  Monday 14th of June.  The Caithness & North Sutherland Fund is a community fund established by the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority ...
1stJun 2021
PR Grant Awards 2021-R2PRESS RELEASE CNSF2021PR039 (01-06-2021) COMMUNITY GROUPS BENEFIT FROM £76k IN CNSFUND GRANTS Community groups in Caithness & North Sutherland are to benefit from over £76k following the CNSFund’s latest round of grant awards. B ...
3rdMar 2021
PR Grant Awards 2020-R4 2021-R1PRESS RELEASE CNSF2021PR038 (03-03-2021) COMMUNITY GROUPS BENEFIT FROM CNSFUND GRANTS The CNSFund has committed over £79k to community groups in Caithness & North Sutherland in its recent grant rounds.   Funded by the Nuclear Decomm ...
1stMar 2021
CNSFund 2021 Grant Application ScheduleThe CNSFund assesses applications on a quarterly basis. Please ensure that you submit your initial enquiry form well in advance of the closing dates to allow yourself sufficient time to complete your full application form, which we will provid ...
11thJan 2021
CNSF 2020 AGM REPORTThe CNSFund 2020 AGM Report can be downloaded from the following link: CNSFund 2020 AGM Report Chairperson's Report I am pleased to present my report for 2020 which is the ninth year of the Fund’s operation. Since the last AGM, the F ...
3rdDec 2020
CNSFund Festive Break Office Closure DatesThe CNSFund office will be closed for the festive period from Wednesday 23rd of December – Wednesday 6th of January.
20thNov 2020
CNSFund 2020 AGM Notice – 11th of DecemberThe ninth Annual General Meeting of the Caithness & North Sutherland Fund will be held on the 11th of December 2020, commencing at 2pm. As a result of the ongoing public safety measures, this year the AGM will be a virtual meeting. If you ...
2ndOct 2020
CNSFund New Board Member Required - Voluntary PositionDIRECTOR VACANCY (unremunerated) Deadline for applications:     Monday 19th of October.  The Caithness & North Sutherland Fund is a community fund established by the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority and Dounreay Site Restoration L ...
23rdSep 2020
PR Grant Awards 2020-R3COMMUNITY GROUPS SEE INVESTMENT OF OVER £150K IN LATEST FUNDING ROUND Seven community projects are to benefit from over £150k of funding following the Caithness & North Sutherland Fund’s latest grant awards. CNSFund Chairperson Davi ...
1stJun 2020
PR Grant Awards 2020-R2COMMUNITY GROUPS BENEFIT FROM OVER £48K IN LATEST FUNDING ROUND Three community projects are to benefit from over £48k of funding following the Caithness & North Sutherland Fund’s latest grant awards. CNSFund Chairperson David Glass ...
2ndApr 2020
COVID-19In light of the COVID-19 virus and Scottish Government advice to minimise social contact, we wish to highlight that the CNSFund will be continuing to operate as normal and we are able to accept enquiries and applications other than restricting p ...
7thMar 2020
CNSFund 2020 Grant Application ScheduleThe CNSFund assesses applications on a quarterly basis. Please ensure that you submit your initial enquiry form well in advance of the closing dates to allow yourself sufficient time to complete your full application form, which we will provid ...
5thMar 2020
PR Grant Awards 2020-R1SIX PROJECTS BENEFIT FROM OVER £85K IN CNSFUND LATEST FUNDING! Six community projects are to benefit from over £85k of funding following the Caithness & North Sutherland Fund’s latest grant awards. CNSFund Chairperson David Glass sa ...
6thJan 2020
PR Grant Awards 2019-R4Helmsdale & District Highland Games Association was granted £5,000 towards costs to hold an enhanced 2020 Highland Games 40th anniversary event at Helmsdale in August 2020. The games will be an all day and evening event consisting of a full ...
25thNov 2019
CNSF Festive Break Office Closure DatesThe CNSFund office will be closed for the festive period from Friday 20th of December – Monday 6th of January.
11thNov 2019
CNSF 2019 AGM ReportPlease select the following link to download the CNSF 2019 AGM Report: CNSF 2019 AGM Report Download in PDF format Chairperson's Report I am pleased to present my report for 2019 which is the eighth year of the Fund’s operation. Since ...
22ndOct 2019
CNSFund 2019 AGM Notice - 6th NovemberThe Caithness & North Sutherland community are invited to the Caithness & North Sutherland Fund 8th Annual General Meeting which takes place on Wednesday 6th of November at 7pm in the Pentland Hotel Ballroom, Thurso. If you would l ...
23rdSep 2019
PR Grant Awards 2019-R3COMMUNITY PROJECTS BENEFIT OVER £80K IN CNSFUND LATEST FUNDING! Seven community projects are to benefit from over £80k of funding following the Caithness & North Sutherland Fund’s latest grant awards. CNSFund Chairperson David Glass ...
18thJul 2019
PR Grant Awards 2019-R2COMMUNITY FUND AWARDS OVER £70K TO SUPPORT LEISURE ACTIVITIES! The Caithness & North Sutherland Fund has committed over £70k to six community projects in its latest round of grant awards.    CNSFund Chairperson David Glass said “T ...
11thMar 2019
PR Grant Awards 2019-R11st Thurso Scout Group was awarded £6,500 towards refurbishing the rear hall interior floor structure of the 1st Thurso Scout Group hall situated at Thurso Riverside. The old hall floor will be replaced with a new concrete floor to eliminate pot ...
5thMar 2019
PR CNSF2019PR032CNSFUND awards maximum funding for MS THERAPY CENTRE REFURBISHMENT A Caithness MS support charity has been awarded £30,000, the maximum award, by the Caithness & North Sutherland Fund.   The MS Therapy Centre Wick was given the money to ...
4thDec 2018
PR Grant Awards 2018-R4Caithness Family History Society was awarded £1,500 towards the local family history society hosting the Scottish Association of Family History Societies 30th Annual National Conference and Family History Fair in Wick that will promote the local ...
9thNov 2018
CNSF 2018 AGM ReportPlease select the following link to download the CNSF 2018 AGM Report. http://www.cnsf.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/CNSF2018AGM007-P001.pdf Chair Report With the Fund now in its seventh year, I am pleased to report that we have contin ...
9thNov 2018
CNSFund 2019 Grant Application ScheduleThe CNSFund assesses applications on a quarterly basis. Please ensure that you submit your initial enquiry form well in advance of the closing dates to allow yourself sufficient time to complete your full application form, which we will provid ...
2ndNov 2018
Vacancy (Fixed term maternity cover)Grants Administrative Assistant The Caithness & North Sutherland Fund distributes grant funding to community organisations for projects that will increase the attractiveness of Caithness & North Sutherland as a place to live, work and ...
29thOct 2018
CNSFund 2018 AGM Notice - 6th NovemberThe Caithness & North Sutherland community are invited to the Caithness & North Sutherland Fund 7th Annual General Meeting which takes place on Tuesday 6th of November at 7pm in the Pentland Hotel Ballroom, Thurso. If you would lik ...
24thSep 2018
PR Grant Awards 2018-R3PRESS RELEASE CNSF2018PR031 (24/09/2018) THE CNSFUND AWARDS OVER £50K TO COMMUNITY PROJECTS! The Caithness & North Sutherland Fund has recently committed over £50k to six community projects in its latest round of grant awards. Jim ...
29thJun 2018
PR Grant Awards 2018-R2PRESS RELEASE CNSF2018PR030 (29/06/2018) THE CNSFUND AWARDS OVER £100K TO COMMUNITY IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS! The Caithness & North Sutherland Fund has committed over £100k to seven community projects in its latest round of grant awards. ...
13thMar 2018
PR Grant Awards March 2018PRESS RELEASE CNSF2018PR029 (13/03/2018) COMMUNITY GROUPS REWARDED TO DELIVER IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS! Community groups across Caithness and north Sutherland have gained more than £178,000 from a local fund’s recent awards.  The Caithness ...
5thDec 2017
CNSF Festive Break Office ClosureThe CNSFund office will be closed for the festive period from Friday 22nd December – Monday 8th of January.
30thNov 2017
CNSF 2017 AGM ReportPlease select the following link to download the CNSF 2017 AGM Report. CNSF(2017)AGM006-P001 Chairperson's Report This year we find ourselves at a significant milestone for the Caithness and North Sutherland Fund as 2017 is now half way th ...
16thNov 2017
CNSFund 2018 Grant Application ScheduleThe CNSFund assesses applications on a quarterly basis. Please ensure that you submit your initial enquiry form well in advance of the closing dates to allow yourself sufficient time to complete your full application form, which we will provid ...
9thOct 2017
CNSFund 2017 AGM October 26thAGM Notice CNSF AGM 006 Public Notice AGM Agenda CNSF2017AGMA006  
3rdOct 2017
PR-Grant Awards 2017-R3The Caithness & North Sutherland Fund’s latest grant assessment round has awarded over £12k towards two development projects. Thrumster Parent Council was granted £10,000 towards costs of creating a new all-weather surface multiuse gam ...
7thJul 2017
Director Vacancy - Application Deadline Monday 24th July 2017DIRECTOR VACANCIES Deadline for applications:     24th July 2017 The Caithness & North Sutherland Fund is a community fund established by the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority and Dounreay Site Restoration Ltd to distribute a £4M f ...
22ndJun 2017
PR-Grant Awards 2017-R2The Caithness & North Sutherland Fund’s latest grant assessment round has awarded over £17k to community projects throughout the Caithness & North Sutherland area. The Caithness Broch Project was granted £10,000 towards costs of ho ...
20thMar 2017
PR-Grant Awards 2017-R1 2016-R4The CNSFund committed over £140k to community groups in Caithness & North Sutherland in a recent allocation of grants.  Funded by the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority, CNSFund has given money to a wide range of community-led projects throu ...
1stMar 2017
The CNSFund 2016 AGM ReportCNSF(2016)AGM005-P001
3rdNov 2016
CNSFund 2017 Grant Application ScheduleThe CNSFund assesses applications on a quarterly basis. Please ensure that you submit your initial enquiry form well in advance of the closing dates to allow yourself sufficient time to complete your full application form, which we will provid ...
11thOct 2016
CNSFund 2016 AGM October 28thcnsf-agm-005-public-notice
1stJul 2016
Director Vacancy - Application Deadline: Friday 22nd July 2016Director Vacancy - Application Deadline:  Friday 22nd July 2016 The Caithness & North Sutherland Fund Board is seeking applicants from enthusiastic individuals with a passion for our communities to fill a vacancy on its Board of Directors ...
1stJun 2016
PR-Grant Awards 2016-R2Ten groups are to benefit from the Caithness & North Sutherland Fund’s latest round of grants following the grant body awarding over £165k, recording its largest assessment round commitment since its launch in 2011. CNSFund Chair France ...
18thMar 2016
PR - Grant Awards 2016-R1COMMUNITY GROUPS BENEFIT FROM LATEST ROUND OF GRANT FUNDING Five groups in Caithness & North Sutherland have been awarded grant funding following the Caithness & North Sutherland Fund’s latest round of grants.   One of the groups ...
27thNov 2015
PR - Grant Awards 2015-R4COMMUNITY GROUPS TO BENEFIT FROM OVER £93K OF GRANT FUNDING Community groups in the Dounreay travel to work area have been granted over £93k of funding following the Caithness & North Sutherland Fund’s latest round of grants. Seven ...
19thNov 2015
The CNSFund 2015 AGM ReportThe CNSFund 2014 AGM Report can be downloaded from the following link: CNSF(2015)AGM004-P001
6thNov 2015
CNSFund 2016 Grant Application ScheduleThe CNSFund assess applications for funding assistance quarterly.  The 2016 scheduled closing dates for submitting applications and CNSF CBP Committee assessment dates are: 1st Quarter Closing date for submission of applications       ...
12thOct 2015
CNSFund 2015 AGM NoticeThe Directors of the Fund invite the Caithness & North Sutherland community to its 4th AGM.   CAITHNESS & NORTH SUTHERLAND FUND 4th ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING   To be held 2pm Friday 30th October 2015. Caithness Horizons, Ed ...
2ndSep 2015
PR - Grant Awards 2015-R3OVER £62K AWARDED IN COMMUNITY FUND’S LATEST ROUND OF GRANTS The Caithness & North Sutherland Fund (CNSFund) has awarded over £62k in its latest round of grants, with four community groups benefiting from the NDA funded grant body. ...
26thJun 2015
PR - Grant Awards 2015-R2CNSFUND CONTINUES TO ATTRACT AND SUPPORT WORTHY COMMUNITY PROJECTS The CNSFund recently held its second assessment round for 2015 with eight voluntary/community projects being awarded a total of over £81k.  The latest round of grants sees in ...
1stMay 2015
PR - Grant Awards 2015-R1CNSFUND CONTINUES ITS POSITIVE IMPACT ON THE DOUNREAY TRAVEL TO WORK AREA The CNSFund continues to make a positive impact on the Dounreay travel to work area following its latest round of grant awards.  The NDA funded grant body recently held ...
9thDec 2014
PR - Grant Awards 2014-R4CAITHNESS & NORTH SUTHERLAND FUND CBP COMMITTEE Grant Awards 2014-R4   Caithness Voluntary Group Telecom & IT Refurbishment Project £7,337.03 Towards Caithness Voluntary Group undertaking a refurbishment of its out ...
8thDec 2014
CNSFund 2014 AGM ReportThe CNSFund 2014 AGM Report can be downloaded from the following link: CNSF(2014)AGM003-P001
1stDec 2014
CNSFund 2015 Grant Application ScheduleThe CNSFund assess applications for funding assistance quarterly.  The 2015 scheduled closing dates for submitting applications and CNSF CBP assessment dates are:   1st Quarter Closing date for submission of applications       ...
1stDec 2014
CNSF Office – Festive Period HolidaysCNSF Office – Festive Period Holidays The Fund office will be closed for the festive period from Friday 19th December 2014 - Monday 5th January 2015.    Emails will be monitored during the holiday period to ensure that where necessary, ...
10thNov 2014
CNSF AGM 003 NoticeThe Directors of the Fund invite the Caithness & North Sutherland community to its 3rd AGM to be held on Friday 28th of November 2014 at 2pm in Caithness Horizons, Education Room, Old Town Hall, High Street, Thurso. CNSF2014AGMA003 ...
3rdOct 2014
Grant Awards 2014-R3CAITHNESS & NORTH SUTHERLAND FUND CBP COMMITTEE Grant Awards 2014-R3   Caithness Artistic Gymnastics Club Leotards & Tracksuits Project £3,957.43 Towards the costs of replacing Caithness Artistic Gymnastics Club ol ...
21stJul 2014
Grant Awards 2014-R2  CAITHNESS & NORTH SUTHERLAND FUND CBP COMMITTEE Grant Awards 2014-R2 Rush.dance Rush Dance Studio Project £14,558.88 Towards the costs of a refurbishment programme of works to establish a dance studio in Thurso tha ...
15thApr 2014
Grant Awards 2014-R1CAITHNESS & NORTH SUTHERLAND FUND CBP COMMITTEE 2014-R1   CNSF CBP Grant Awards   Timespan – Helmsdale Heritage & Arts Society Paradigm North 2014 Project £20,000.00 A heritage development project focusing on n ...
27thJan 2014
Grant Awards 2013-R4CAITHNESS & NORTH SUTHERLAND FUND CBP COMMITTEE Grant Awards 2013-R4   Farr Secondary School Fund Committee Outdoor Multi-Use Games Area Project £10,000.00 Towards costs of developing an unused area of land in Bettyhill i ...
16thDec 2013
CNSFund AGM Minutes 29/11/2013The Minutes of the Caithness & North Sutherland 2nd Annual General Meeting held on the 29th of November 2013 can be downloaded from the following link:  Download CNSF AGM 002 from here
3rdDec 2013
CNSF 2014 Grant Assessment ScheduleThe Caithness & North Sutherland Fund Community Benefit Package Committee aims to assess applications for funding assistance quarterly until 2023. The scheduled closing dates for submitting applications and CNSF CBP assessment dates are: ...
13thNov 2013
CNSF AGM002 NoticeThe Directors of the Fund invite the Caithness & North Sutherland community to its 2nd AGM to be held on Friday 29th of November 2013 at 2pm in Caithness Horizons, Education Room, Old Town Hall, High Street, Thurso.
15thOct 2013
Grant Awards 2013-R3CAITHNESS & NORTH SUTHERLAND FUND CBP COMMITTEE Grant Awards September 2013   Pentland Firth Yacht Club – Training of Sailing Instructors Project - £1,290.00 Towards the costs of Pentland Firth Yacht Club undertaking a f ...
25thJun 2013
Grant Awards 2013-R2CAITHNESS & NORTH SUTHERLAND FUND CBP COMMITTEE Grant Awards May 2013 Watten Improvements Group - Watten Play Area Refurbishment Project - £20,000.00 Towards refurbishment of the Watten Playpark area to replace its current old equi ...
9thApr 2013
Grant Awards 2013-R1CAITHNESS & NORTH SUTHERLAND FUND CBP COMMITTEE Grant Awards Berriedale Portland Hall Committee – BPH Refurbishment Project - Awarded £30,000.00 Towards a refurbishment programme of the Berriedale Portland Hall.   Cait ...
9thJan 2013
Grant Awards 2012-R4CNSF CBP COMMITTEE  Grant Awards Oct 2012 Bower Community Centre – BCC Energy Efficiency Improvements Project £25,180.00 awarded towards the costs of fitting new PVC double glazed windows and PVC doors throughout Bower Community Centre ...
19thNov 2012
Caithness & North Sutherland Fund AGM 26/10/2012Minutes of the Caithness & North Sutherland Fund AGM 26/10/2012 can be download from here. CNSF2012AGM001.pdf
15thNov 2012
2013 Grant Assessment ScheduleThe Caithness & North Sutherland Fund Community Benefit Package Committee aims to assess applications for funding assistance quarterly until 2023. The scheduled closing dates for submitting applications and CNSF CBP assessment dates are: ...
4thOct 2012
Caithness & North Sutherland Fund - AGMThe Directors of the Fund invite the Caithness & North Sutherland community to its inaugural AGM to be held on Friday 26th of October at 2pm in the Environmental Research Institute Castle Street, Thurso, Caithness, KW14 7JD The AGM Age ...
21stAug 2012
Grant Awards 2012-R3CAITHNESS & NORTH SUTHERLAND FUND CBP COMMITTEE Grant Awards July 2012 Helmsdale Community Golf Club – Helmsdale Greens Replacement Project £6,877.65 awarded towards the costs of replacing 9 new golf greens including a 1 year gree ...
29thMay 2012
Grant Awards 2012-R2CAITHNESS & NORTH SUTHERLAND FUND CBP COMMITTEE Grant Awards April 2012 Keiss Family Community Project– Keiss Community Play Park Project A Grant of up to £25,000 awarded towards the cost of creating a community play park in the vi ...
27thFeb 2012
Grant Awards 2012-R1CAITHNESS & NORTH SUTHERLAND FUND CBP COMMITTEE  Grant Awards 03-02-2012  Dunnet Forestry Trust – Dunnet Forest Woodland Shelter.  A Grant of up to £14,248 awarded towards the construction of a log cabin woodland shelter in Du ...
16thDec 2011
2012 Grant Assessment ScheduleThe Caithness & North Sutherland Fund Community Benefit Package Committee will assess applications for funding assistance quarterly until 2023. The scheduled closing dates for submitting applications and CNSF CBP assessment dates are: 1 ...
13thDec 2011
CNSF Roadshow - Helmsdale Community Centre 13th Dec 2011 6.30pmAnyone in the local community who would like to know more about the Caithness & North Sutherland Fund are invited to come along and meet the Fund Coordinator and some of the Directors at an informal Road Show to be held at:  Helmsdale Commu ...
10thNov 2011
CNSF Roadshow – North Coast Leisure Centre 10th Nov 2011 6.30pmAnyone in the local community who would like to know more about the Caithness & North Sutherland Fund are invited to come along and meet the Fund Coordinator and some of the Directors at an informal Road Show to be held at:  North Coast Lei ...
12thOct 2011
Keiss Primary Get Prizes From New Community Benefit FundA new company has been established to distribute £4m funding from the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) for community projects in the Dounreay travel to work area. The Community Benefit Fund has been provided in association with the constr ...