More than £12,000 of funding has been handed to community groups in the north-east.
The money was given to organisations and projects at the Hillhead of Auquhirie Wind Farm Community Fund Awards last week.
Established by renewable energy developer Blue Energy, it supports Arbuthnott, Mearns, Catterline, Kinneff and Dunnottar and Stonehaven and District.
The fund is available annually, and will run for the lifetime of the wind farm, with all decisions made assessed by a panel.
Successful groups took home a share of £12,368 at the ceremony in Arbuthnott Hall on Wednesday.
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They included Arbuthnott Parish Church, Auchenblae Pre School Group, Catkins Football Club, Catterline Gala Committee, Kinneff Old Church Preservation Trust, Marykirk Outdoor Bowling Club, Mearns Pre School, Panthers Basketball Club, Stonehaven Fireballs Association and Stonehaven and District Talking Newspaper Association.