Small Grant Application

GENERAL GRANTS

Please click here to view grant applications 1 April 2015 – 31 March 2016

Walmer Parish Council has set aside an amount of money to provide financial assistance to locally based organisations for specific projects. The project may involve the provision of services, facilities or events.

Help will rarely be given for general administration or operating costs.  However this is at the Council’s discretion.

A maximum of 25% of the total cost will be given, the current maximum value of a grant is £400.  However these amounts are at the Council’s discretion.
Applications must be received before the project has commenced; no assistance will be given to retrospective applications.

WHEREVER POSSIBLE THE PARISH COUNCIL WOULD PREFER TO SUPPORT A SPECIFIC ELEMENT OF AN EVENT OR PROJECT.
The project must be completed within 12 months of any award being given.

CRITERIA FOR QUALIFICATION

Organisations wishing to apply should satisfy the following criteria: –

The organisation should demonstrate a considerable degree of self-financing and should not rely on the Council’s assistance.
The organisation should be local in nature and aim to provide a service, facility or event for the residents of the Parish.

Or

The organisation is of a regional or national nature with a local branch whose objectives are likely to have a direct benefit to the residents of the Parish.

The organisation does not seek to provide a service that is implicitly concurrent with the functions of the County Council or central government.
The organisation will complete a monitoring form on completion of the project and provide confirmation of how any grant monies have been spent.

HOW TO APPLY

If you believe that you fulfil the above criteria please call the office to discuss further, then complete the attached application form and return it together with copies of the last two years accounts (audited if possible) to: –  Please Click Here

THE PARISH CLERK, WALMER PARISH COUNCIL, 8 THE STRAND, WALMER, KENT  CT14 7DY

Tel: 01304 362363

clerk@walmercouncil.co.uk

CLOSING DATES FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS:-

1st FEBRUARY, 1st APRIL, 1st JUNE & 1st OCTOBER EACH YEAR

 

KENT COUNTY COUNCIL AND DOVER DISTRICT COUNCIL GRANTS

The KCC Member Community Grant is for support to local community projects that are consistent with Kent County Council’s overall objectives.

The Small Community Capital Projects Fund run jointly by Kent County Council and Dover District Council makes grants up to a maximum of £5000 to properly constituted organisations.