Councillor community grant scheme

The Councillor community grant scheme is a budget of £4,500 allocated to each district Councillor to support voluntary and not for profit organisations within their ward.

These organisations must have a charitable or community goal.

Grants of up to £1,000 can be awarded.

The deadline for the receipt of applications for 2021-22 will be 28 February 2022.

How councillor grants were spent

You can view how our councillor grants were spent last year below:

How to apply for a Counsillor community grant

To apply for a Councillor community grant, please complete the following application form:

The grants are reviewed when they are received, not after the deadline stated below, and will be awarded on a first come, first served basis.

Following our Climate Emergency declaration in 2019, £1,000 of allocated budgets must be spent on environmental projects.

If you feel your project is beneficial to the environment, please explain this by completing question 10 of the application form.

The scheme has been set up to contribute towards specific projects and should not be used to cover running costs or salaries.