- Do you live in the parish of Dickleburgh and Rushall?
- Are you under 25 years old?
- Do you need help funding a project?
Dickleburgh and Rushall Parish Council are now in a position to offer grants for individuals or small groups to develop their skills and/or benefit others.
The Community Grant Fund
Principles of the Grant:
1 The grant should be available to all under 25s who reside permanently within the parish boundary of Dickleburgh & Rushall.
2 The grant should fund activities or equipment for individuals or small groups.
3 The grant should constitute an amount of money which should contribute towards funding the activity or equipment. Evidence should be provided to clearly demonstrate funding from other sources.
4 There should, in the proposal, be a clear positive outcome for the individual or small group that leads to improved performance, skill, knowledge or understanding.
5 Each application should be unique.
6 The grant should not fund an annual or regular event, it needs to be more of a “one off”.
7 All successful applicants should share their experience with the wider community e.g.via the website, the Parish News, local groups or the local press etc. (help with this can be provided).
8 Application should be made by completing a Community Grant Fund Application Form. Applicants will be invited to talk informally about their application in order to enable the Grants Committee to come to a decision regarding the application.
9 Grants will be advertised in both the spring and the autumn of each year however applications will be considered throughout the year.
1 Principles 1-8 should be met.
1 A Community Grant Fund Application Form must be used – setting out the reason for the application and the benefit to the applicant or the wider community this could be supported by a letter of application.
2 Applicants will be invited to talk informally about their application.
Download the application form:
Successful applicants will be invited to share their experience with the wider community.
Examples of the Types of Applications which may Prove Successful:
- educational activities
- cultural activities
- the arts
- personal growth
- environmental activities
- community focused activities
- life skills
- life-enhancing equipment
- this is not an exhaustive list!
Interested in finding out more? Contact Parish Councillor Jim Kerr on 01379 740225