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Totnes Town Council Community Grants

Applications for the Town Council’s Community Grant process opened on 25th March 2024, with £25,000 allocated for projects that help meet the objectives set out in the Town Council’s 2024-29 Strategy. To apply for a grant, community organisations need to complete the simple form (see below), which asks for details on how the funds will be spent, and provide the supporting documents listed – without these, applications will not be valid. The 2024 timeline for Totnes Town Council Community Grants process is:

  • 25 March – grant application process opens.
  • 9 May – grant applications close.
  • 20 May – Council Matters Committee considers grant applications and makes a recommendation to Full Council on allocations.
  • 10 June – Full Council considers grant application recommendation.
  • 11 June – Applicants informed.

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Totnes Town Council Community Grant Application Decisions – Full Council July 2023

The supported projects 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. It was RESOLVED by majority to allocate the following grants under the Totnes Town Council Community Grant Applications June 2023:

ApplicantProjectAmount Requested £Total Project Cost £% of Total CostGrant Awarded £
Stepping Stones (1)Totnes Food Bank & TQ9 Community Food Club (May 2023-May 2024)70601300054.33530
St John’s Church Bubbles, Birds & Sewing Bees (Jul 2023 – Mar 2024)2888530054.5722
Totnes LibraryKitchen & Refreshments Offer (Jul – Dec 2023)1613.411613.411001210.05
Totnes Rural Area Youth Engagement (TRAYE)Bridgetown Youth Club5000598083.63750
DYS SpaceSubsidising trips for young people over the summer (26 Jul – 31 Aug 2023)50070071.4500
Citizens Advice South HamsTotnes Community Outreach Programme (Jul 2023 – Jun 2024)119381947661.35969
Totnes CaringLunch Club (Jul 2023 – Jul 2024)132522033965.26626
Transition Town Totnes (TTT)The Energy Wise Show (Jul – Oct 2023)24563964620
Earthjump CICPlay on a Shoestring (Jun – Sep 2023)107010701000
Stepping Stones (2) Staff Funding for Food Bank and TQ9 Food Club (Oct 2023 – Jun 2024)145292025071.70
Chamber of CommerceChristmas Lights 2023 (Nov – Dec 2023)200020001000
Food In CommunityCost of living support for struggling households3527.875427.50652645.90
Total 65,834.2899,119.9166.424952.95

For details of previous grant awards made, see the document below:

Thu 18th June 2020
Last Updated
Tue 26th March 2024