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Totnes Council’s Community Grant

The 2022 Totnes Town Council Community Grant opens up on 1st September. Projects that help to deal with the current cost of living crisis or building resilience in the community will be viewed favourably.

ROUND 2 APPLICATION DATES

  • Friday 30th September 5pm  – Closing date for Round 2
  • Monday 10th October– Council Matters considers the requests for funding.
  • October – applicants are informed and asked to invoice for the funds agreed

If you have any queries please contact our Community Coordinator Lesley Nel Community@totnestowncouncil.gov.uk Tuesdays-Thursdays.

All applicants must complete the application form and provide supporting information to be considered for funding.

Totnes Town Council Community Grant Application Decisions – Full Council April 2022

Discussion was had to ensure that the applications will be spent in the interests of the area of its inhabitants and will benefit them in a manner commensurate with expenditure, as per the spending powers under section 137 of the Local Government Act 1972.Totnes Town Council RESOLVED to allocate  £24893.64 to Community Grant applicants listed below, £8793.64 of which is considered S137 expenditure. 

ApplicantProjectAmount requestedTotal project cost £% of total costFULL COUNCIL AGREED
Totnes Caringcosts towards the Community Transport coordinator4,000.0017,354.0023.0FULL £4,000 grant awarded. Powers for Community Transport.
South Hams Citizens Advicecontribution to outreach support worker in partnership with Totnes Caring7,000.009,800.0071.4FULL £7,000 grant awarded. Power to support CAB. 
Totnes Bike Hubvolunteer training costs to upcycle bikes3,960.006,960.0056.9FULL £3960 grant awarded. S137 allocation.
Stepping Stones Totnes CIC Food HubIT set up – laptop, mobile, printer etc2,394.552,394.55100.0FULL  £2394.55 grant awarded. S137 allocation.
Sharpham/Totnes Park Runset up costs for a new Park Run1,000.004,000.0025.0FULL £1000 grant awarded. Power to provide provision of entertainment and support of the arts AND Tourism.
St John’s ChurchCommunity wellbeing activities and Jubilee event1,800.009,000.0020.0FULL £1800 grant awarded. Power to provide provision of entertainment and support of the arts
Dartington Morris MenThe Brutus Pageant550.00750.0073.3FULL £550 grant awarded. Power to provide provision of entertainment and support of the arts AND Tourism.
Bridgetown Alive!contributions to Newsletter and Noticeboards940.001,280.0073.4FULL grant awarded. S137 allocation.
Inclusive TotnesCommunity Benches outside The Mansion2,000.002,000.00100.075% £1500 grant awarded.  S137 allocation.
Totnes Garden Trail Group (formerly Gardening for health)Notice Board at The Lamb garden and new Garden Trail leaflets1,000.001,500.0066.7FULL £1000 allocated in principle – subject to paperwork and checks being completed. Powers under Recreation/ Information/Tourism.
Participate ArtsCreative Connections750.003,500.0021.4FULL £750 allocated. Power to provide provision of entertainment and support of the arts AND Tourism.
Total 25,394.5558,538.5543.4£16100 under various powers, £8793.64 S137, TOTAL £24893.64
Published
Thu 18th June 2020
Last Updated
Thu 21st July 2022