Grants and sponsorship

Learn about our national and local partnerships that we have here in the UK.

National Sponsorships

Learn more about our partnerships on a national level.

Natural History Museum

As part of our partnership with the Wildlife Photographer of the Year, we are supporting access to curated days of activities at the Museum for schools that might not otherwise have this opportunity, helping to encourage interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) subjects.


We have signed a new three-year partnership with the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) to make a major contribution to the lifeboat running costs of seven RNLI stations across the UK.

Inspiring the next generation

Teach First is an education charity that believes disadvantage should not determine destiny. They are dedicated to working across society to change educational outcomes for children from low-income backgrounds in England and Wales.


Local Sponsorships

See some of the events and activities that we support on a local level

Sponsorships and donations

Our Community Benefit Fund giving is complemented by national and local sponsorships, donations and volunteering. This builds the relationship with the local community and helps spread an awareness of our company through brand profile-raising, engagement or grass-roots support.


Find out more about some of our sponsorship and where we donate below.

Burbo Bank Extension Community Fund

In December 2014 Ørsted decided to construct the Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm. The site is located west of the existing Burbo Bank operational wind farm in Liverpool Bay.

We are committed to a Community Fund worth approximately £225,000 each year for the lifetime of the Project.

East Coast Community Fund

This fund is worth up to £9.3 million and will support community and environmental projects in the coastal areas of Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and north Norfolk. It has been established to ensure that local communities directly benefit from our wind farms along the East Coast.

Walney Extension Community Fund

In October 2015 Ørsted decided to construct an extension to the operational Walney offshore wind farm. The extension is located in the Irish Sea, around 19km WSW off the Walney Island coast in Cumbria.

We are committed to a Fund worth approximately £600,000 a year for the lifetime of the Project. £100,000 of the fund each year is ring fenced for a Skills Fund.

Burbo Bank Extension Community Fund
East Coast Community Fund
Walney Extension Community Fund

2020 Ørsted Great Grimsby 10k

We will be hosting one of the biggest town centre races in the Grimsby area in 2020. For more information on how to enter visit their website.

West of Morecambe Fisheries

Alongside other organisations we also donate funds to the West of Morecambe Fisheries Ltd for the purpose of supporting and developing commercial fishing activities. Supporting the co-existence of commercial fishing and offshore wind power.