You may decide to have your fund managed by an independent organisation, often called a broker.
The community may be required to:
This approach enables a local community to tap into a central source of expertise, reducing the effort required to establish or develop a suitable mechanism.
Some developers also prefer to use a broker.
One of those is RWE npower renewables Ltd whose An Suidhe Wind Farm fund gives benefit to residents in the area around Dalavich, Furnace, Inverary and Glenorchy in Argyll. This fund is administered by Foundation Scotland (formerly known as Scottish Community Foundation) and supported by a local advisory panel made up of local residents and representatives from communities in the area of benefit who decide how the fund is distributed.
Other examples of developers which use brokers to deliver community benefit funds: