Cramlington Town Council will provide grants to voluntary community groups and organisations to benefit, support and improve the lives of Cramlington residents. The maximum grant available is £2500. As there are a limited number of grants available, most successful grants average at around £500. All applications are considered at a meeting of the Community and Youth Committee.
Cramlington Town Council will support the following objectives:
- Projects or initiatives that will directly benefit the local community
- Projects or initiatives that will directly benefit the local environment
- Projects that develop the skills of community members / groups
- Projects and initiatives that promote networking and collaboration within the local and wider community.
To apply for the Cramlington Community Chest Grant you must meet the following criteria;
- Your organisation must be a not for profit – voluntary, charitable or community organisation
- Cramlington based or have a significant presence in the town
- Have a written constitution / governing documents
- Have a bank account in the name of the organisation applying for the grant with at least two signatories
- Have unrestricted funds of no more than £10,000
COMPLETING YOUR APPLICATION
Download and complete the application form HERE
When submitting this application please attach the following documents and send to firstname.lastname@example.org
1 Constitution/Governing documents
2 Your organisation’s most recent accounts
3 Any other relevant information to support your application
4 If applying for activities for children or vulnerable adults, please enclose your organisation’s safeguarding policy
If any attachments are missing please give reasons.
Cramlington Town Council reserves the right to request photos, a short monitoring report and copies of receipts evidencing how the money was spent. For all successful applicants minimum expectations will be a press release on receipt of the grant.
If monitoring information is not received upon request, further applications will not be accepted for the subsequent two year period from receipt of monitoring.