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 2019-2020
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: A grant of £1,980 towards the annual ground maintenance of the Burial Ground and privet hedge maintenance; and a small capital grant of £209.45 for craft materials for Tiny Tots/Messy Friday.
Recreation Ground Committee: A grant of £1000 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; plus a small capital grant of £200 towards the cost of a new PA audio system.
See-Saw Pre-School: A grant of £450 to revamp the baby changing facilities; plus a small capital grant of £227 for equipment.
Wingham Community News: A grant of £300 towards printing costs
Wingham Lawn Tennis Club: A small capital grant of £49.99 for a lockable noticeboard.