Last year's funding of local organisations was spread across a wide range of causes:
Futures Forum: Sidmouth Town Council: "2014/2015 Grants to be allocated to organisations at a total of £12,850"
The Town Council is now accepting applications for grants for the next financial year:
Grants to Local Voluntary Organisations
Sidmouth Town Council will consider the making of grants to local Voluntary Organisations for the year 2015/2016 at a Council Meeting in January 2015. Grants will only be made to organisations whose applications have been approved at that meeting.
Voluntary Organisations who wish to apply for financial assistance from the Town Council in 2015/2016 are invited to complete the attached application form which should be returned to the Town Clerk, Sidmouth Town Council, Woolcombe House, Woolcombe Lane, Sidmouth, Devon EX10 9BB.
Completed applications must be received by Friday 12 December 2014.
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Grants to Local Voluntary Organisations - Sidmouth Town Council
The Herald outlines the criteria:
Invitation to apply for community cash grants
Stephen Sumner Thursday, October 30, 2014
Sidmouth Town Council has invited voluntary organisations in the parish to apply for grants.
Members will consider applications for the 2015/2016 financial year at a meeting in January.
Grants will only be made to organisations whose applications meet the criteria set out by the council and are approved at that meeting.
Applications for a project must demonstrate that it:
• Promotes the well-being of the people and community;
• Enhances and/or preserves the heritage of the town;
• Contributes to the viability and vitality of the economy;
• Improves the cohesiveness of the community;
• Is inclusive of a wide spectrum of beneficiaries;
• Contributes towards the community’s cultural life;
• Contributes to organisational and/or environmental sustainability.
A dozen Sid Valley causes benefited from the last round of town council grants – a record total of £12,850.
Sidmouth Carnival, Sidmouth Town Band and the Sid Valley Food Bank were among those to receive awards of between £100 and £2,000 when this year’s raft of funding was handed out.
Civic leaders are welcoming bids from any other groups that would like to benefit from their support.
Voluntary organisations who wish to apply for grant assistance in 2015/16 are invited to visit www.sidmouth.gov.uk where application forms are available to download.
Or they can get a form by writing to the town clerk at Sidmouth Town Council, Woolcombe House, Woolcombe Lane, Sidmouth, Devon EX10 9BB. The deadline for completed applications is Friday, December 12.
Invitation to apply for community cash grants - News - Sidmouth Herald