Wingham Parish Council has legal powers to issue grants to village organisations. The purpose of such grants is to support initiatives in the local community which will benefit all residents of the parish. A limited amount will be set aside in the Council’s budget each year for this purpose.
All applicants must read the Community Grant Awarding Policy and submit the appropriate application form by November each year.
The Parish Council also has the legal power to award small capital grants to non-profit making voluntary village organisations and applications must be made in writing using the appropriate small capital grant application form.
The forms and policy can be downloaded above or can be supplied on request to the clerk, firstname.lastname@example.org, tel: 01227 722189
Grants given to Village Organisations 2018-2019
Wingham Village Hall: A grant of £3,000 towards the maintenance and upkeep of the Hall, including refurbishment of the kitchen and toilets, to help ensure the cost to local users is kept low.
St Mary’s Church PCC: A grant of £1,980 towards the annual ground maintenance of the Burial Ground and privet hedge maintenance; and a small capital grant of £355.20 for a coffee making machine to be used at community events and at Tiny Tots/Messy Friday.
Recreation Ground Committee: A grant of £900 towards the annual cost of maintenance of grounds and boundaries.
Wingham Scout Group: A grant of £400 towards scout hut utility costs to keep subs low.
See-Saw Pre-School: A grant of £1000 towards the renovation of the garden area and to purchase new equipment.
Wingham Lawn Tennis Club: A grant of £700 towards the cost of cleaning and repainting the courts; plus a small capital grant of £35 for a 20m mains extension cable.
Wingham School PTFA: A small capital grant of £400 towards the cost of new laptops for the school.
Grants given to Village Organisations 2017-2018
Wingham Village Hall: A grant of £2,500 towards the maintenance and upkeep of the Hall.
St Mary’s Church: A grant of £1,650 towards the annual upkeep of the Burial Ground.
Recreation Ground Committee: A grant of £1000 towards the cost of maintenance of grounds, boundaries and fixings.
Wingham Community News: A grant of £300 towards the cost of publication of 800 copies of WCN to every house
Wingham Scout Group: A grant of £400 towards scout hut utility costs to keep subs low, and a small capital grant of £248 towards the cost of a gas BBQ.
See-Saw Pre-School: A grant of £400 and a small capital grant of £150 towards equipment costs.
Tiny tots & Messy Friday: A small capital grant of £112.53 towards cost of equipment.
Wingham Lawn Tennis Club: A small capital grant of £90 towards the cost of a banner and paint.