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 2015-2016
Wingham Village Hall: A grant of £2,500 towards the maintenance and upkeep of the Hall.
St Mary’s Church: A grant of £1,490.17 towards the annual upkeep of the Burial Ground and £1000 towards the one-off payment for essential hedge maintenance, gate repair and removal of shrubs overgrowing graves at the Burial Ground.
Recreation Ground Committee: A grant of £1,400 towards the cost of maintenance of grounds, boundaries and fixings.
Wingham Scout Group: A grant of £300 towards scout hut utility costs to keep subs at £2 pw, and a capital grant of £212 towards the cost of rope, wooden pegs and cork/white boards.
See-Saw Pre-School: A grant of £500 towards the cost of revamping the pre-school garden and a capital grant of £200 towards the cost of computer software.