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The 2022 Totnes Town Council Community Grant process has concluded. Dates for 2023 will be released in due course.

Totnes Town Council Community Grant Application Decisions – Council Matters Committee October 2022

The Committee agree that due to oversubscription of grant funding, the successful applications should focus on helping with the cost of living crisis. 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. The Council Matters Committee RESOLVED unanimously to allocate £25,042 to Community Grant applicants listed below, £14,042 of which is considered S137 expenditure.

ApplicantProjectAmount requestedTotal project cost £% of total costGrant Awarded
Apricot Centre Wellbeing ServiceGather & Nourish16201620100.0FULL £1,620 grant awarded. S137 allocation.
Be BuckfastleighHello Summer 2023£10,00037,80126.520% £2,000 grant awarded. S137 allocation.
Caring TownWe Care about…The Cost of Living Crisis:3100620050.0FULL £3,100 grant awarded. S137 allocation.
Citizens Advice South HamsTotnes Community Outreach Programme7,0009,80071.4FULL £7,000 grant awarded. Power to support CAB.
Dynamic Adventures CICCommunity projects600012,00050.0Nil. Refer to Paige Adams Trust.
Earthjump CICCommunity Cafe970137070.8Nil. Refer to Paige Adams Trust.
JAMMING STATION CICFirebird Nov 22 – Mar 2319951995100.0Nil. Refer to Paige Adams Trust.
KEVIC Site Foundations Charity (The Mansion)Installation of electric instant heater taps2800560050.0Nil. Refer to Paige Adams Trust and/or consider funding through TTC Climate Change budget.
Movement for Life community groupMoving in Community£1,621.00£2,281.0071.1Nil. Refer to Paige Adams Trust.
Participate Arts CICCreative Connections Round 2£1,000£4,20023.8FULL £1,000 grant awarded. S137 allocation.
Resilient Lives CICPop up Pirates56101328042.220% £1,122 grant awarded. S137 allocation.
Skate to the MaxSkateboard Deck Pressing Workshops for young people2266.5£14,666.4815.5Nil. Refer to Paige Adams Trust.
St Mary’s Totnes Heritage TrustTotnes Community Charter£5,590£5,590100.0Nil. Refer to Paige Adams Trust.
Stepping StonesStepping Stones Totnes Community Food Club3000??80% £2,400 grant funded. S137 allocation.
Totnes Bike Hub CICRe-Loved Bike Project3,9963,996100.0Nil. Refer to Paige Adams Trust and/or consider funding through TTC Climate Change budget.
Totnes Caring LtdTransport Coordination4,00018,07322.1FULL £4,000 grant awarded. Powers for Community Transport.
Totnes Community Tennis ClubCommunity Sensory Garden Project20002000100.0Nil. Refer to Paige Adams Trust and/or consider public realm budget contribution.
Totnes PulseThe Totnes Pulse Magazine5,000.005,000.00100.0Nil. Refer to Paige Adams Trust.
Transition Town Totnes (TTT)Totnes Climate Hub£1,8701870100.0Nil. Refer to Paige Adams Trust and/or consider funding through TTC Climate Change budget.
TravellerSpaceMoving Forward – Supporting Gypsies & Travellers in Totnes5,000.0015,000.0033.316% £800 grant funded. S137 allocation. Encourage group to work with and integrate with existing organisations, for example Stepping Stones, SHDC Traveller Forum.
TRAYEThe Totnes Young People’s Free Zone.3,799.005,663.0067.153% £2,000 grant awarded. S137 allocation. Refer to Paige Adams Trust.
Total 78,237.50168,005.4846.6£25,042

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
Fri 21st October 2022