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, email@example.com, tel: 01227 722189
Grants given to Village Organisations 2020-2021
Wingham Village Hall: A grant of £3,000 towards the maintenance and upkeep of the Hall to help ensure the cost to local users is kept low.
St Mary’s Church PCC: Two grants totalling £2,196 towards the annual ground maintenance of the Burial Ground, hedge maintenance and removal of self-seeded shrubs/trees on graves
Recreation Ground Committee: A grant of £1200 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
Wingham Community News: A grant of £300 towards printing costs