Customer Services, Sport & Leisure, Asset Management, Culture & Housing and People Cabinet Members – Minutes – 2 October 2014


43      (9)  COMMUNITY GRANT AID APPLICATIONS – The Director of Places and the Director of People submitted a joint report which sought consideration of 13 applications that had been received for Community Grant Aid.  The applications were considered against the scheme’s criteria and available funds.

The Community Grant Fund supported –

  • Grants to Individuals
  • Community Revenue Grant Programme
  • Community Capital Grant Programme

A summary of the applications was set out in appendix one to the report.

Resolved – That the following amounts of Community Grant support be approved, subject to the September Budget Review being approved by Cabinet at its meeting on 24 September 2014.




Amount Granted

Jessica Bradley £500
1st Crosby Brownies £890
1st Hibaldstow and Scawby Scout Group £500
1st Hibaldstow and Scawby Scout Group –          Expeditions £3,000
Messingham Junior Cricket Club £500
JW Club £535
Owston Ferry Society £1,450 in principle subject to 2015/16 budget
Winterton Senior Citizens Forum £50
Gunness Community Sports Initiative £10,000
Burton upon Stather Parish Council £30,000 subject to achieving partnership funding
Elsham Parish Council £30,000
Gunness Community Sports Initiative £20,000
St Oswalds Church  Althorpe £820


44      (10)  COMMUNITY GRANT AID – CASH FOR YOUR COMMUNITY– The Director of Places and the Director of People submitted a joint report which sought consideration of a partnership opportunity with the Scunthorpe Telegraph to provide financial support to local community groups.

The council had received an approach from the Scunthorpe Telegraph offering the opportunity to be involved in the Cash for Your Community promotion.  It was explained that this would run in the paper for 11 weeks with registration forms and voting coupons.  External promotion would also take place during this period and the voting coupons would then be counted and verified and the amounts won published in the paper in the New Year.

Resolved – (a)  That the offer to partner with the Scunthorpe Telegraph Cash for Your Community promotion be approved, and (b) that a partnership fund of £15,000 allocated from the Council’s Community Grant Fund be approved with the condition that funds allocated could only be used for the benefit of voluntary groups based in North Lincolnshire.