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Grants

The Parish Council awards grants in accordance with its powers under Section 137 of the Local Government Act 1972.  The awards should be made by the Council in the interests of the area and its inhabitants and should benefit them in a manner commensurate with Section 137 Budget.

The Parish Council meets twice every financial year to consider its grant awards.

For this year, 2017-2018:

The first grant application round was considered in July 2017:

o   26 June 2017                            - Closing date for Grant Application Forms

o   11 July 2017                             - Parish Council meeting to agree grant awards

o   15 August 2017                       - Grant award payments made

The second grant application round will be considered in January 2018:

o   11 December 2017                 - Closing date for Grant Application Forms

o   9 January 2017                        - Parish Council meeting to agree grant awards

o   13 February 2017                    - Grant award payments made

Please click for more information on Section 137 of the Local Government Act 1972.

How to apply for a Grant

Click through for the Grant Application Form.

There is also a Grant Policy that should be read before a Grant Application is made. Please click to read our Grant Policy which was adopted by the Parish Council on 9 May 2017.

An update on available Grant funds

Our Parish Councillors have set the total fund for 2017-2018 grants to £12,000.

In July 2017, a total of 19 local Community Groups were successfully awarded a grant for a diverse set of projects to support their work. £7,018.31 (58%) of the total grant funds were allocated in July with £4,981.69 (42%) remaining for the January 2018 grant award allocation.

July 2017 Grant recipients

The following lists the 19 grant recipients:

  • Berkshire Multiple Sclerosis Therapy Centre (BMSTC)
  • Berkshire Vision
  • Binfield Badger Group
  • Binfield Cricket Club
  • Binfield Football Club
  • Binfield Tea Club
  • Binfield Tennis Association
  • Binfield Women’s Institute
  • Bowmen of Warfield
  • Bracknell & District Parkinson’s Branch
  • Bracknell Macular Support Group -Part of The Macular Society
  • Citizens Advice Bracknell & District
  • Cruse Bereavement Care Thames Valley Berkshire Area
  • Earleywood Scout Campsite
  • Home-Start Bracknell Forest
  • Jealott’s Hill Community Landshare
  • Keep Mobile
  • Sue Ryder Duchess of Kent Hospice
  • Youthline Ltd

 

A note about how we protect your personal data during the Grant Application process: Your details will be used by Binfield Parish Council to contact you about Grant Applications, unless you advise us that you would like to receive additional communications from us. At any time, you can request to no longer receive the communications you have consented to receive and/or request your details be deleted from our systems.