Decision details

Community Chest: Funding Applications

Decision Maker: Lead Cabinet member for Finance

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

On 22 February 2019 the Grants Advisory Committee reviewed all Community Chest applications that were deferred from the 25 January 2019 meeting as well as all new applications received between 1 and 31 January 2019.  

 

Following consideration of the applications, the Committee made the following recommendations to the Finance Portfolio Holder:

 

 

Applicant

Village(s) affected

Description

Total applied for (£)

Total recomm

ended (£)

Additional conditions/ comments

 

1

 

Cambourne United Football Club

 

Cambourne

 

Provide new equipment for FA’s new ‘Just Play’ project

 

1,000.00

 

  954.76

 

Grant awarded for equipment only

 

2

 

1st Over St Mary’s Scout Group

 

Over

 

Purchase of new tents for camping events

 

1,000.00

 

1,000.00

 

 

3

 

St Catherine’s Parochial Church Council

 

Litlington

 

Installation of kitchen and toilet facility

 

1,000.00

 

Deferred

 

 

4

 

Footprints Café Ltd

 

Sawston

Sound proof panels to enhance acoustics in training room café

 

1,000.00

 

Deferred

 

Further documentation needed

 

5

 

Willingham Action Group

 

Willingham

 

 

Purchase and install bird boxes

 

354.19

 

354.19

 

 

 

6

Histon and Impington Communications Community Interest Company

 

Histon and Impington

 

Develop and create a new online “hub” for news in Histon and Impington

 

1,000.00

 

Defer

 

More info needed on relationship to PC

 

7

 

Heathfield Area Recreation Trust

 

Thriplow

(Heathfield)

 

Purchase a marquee to support a new youth club

 

1,000.00

 

1,000.00

 

 

8

 

The Connections Bus Service

 

Cottenham

 

Provide a 10-week babysitting course for students in Cottenham

 

1,000.00

 

Nil

 

On-going revenue costs are outside scope of scheme

 

9

 

Cambridge Past, Present and Future

 

Stapleford

 

Purchase materials for outdoor education program

 

995.50

 

995.50

 

 

Decision:

To accept the recommendations of the Grants Advisory Committee (see above).

 

Reasons for the decision:

All applications were considered in detail by the Grants Advisory Committee and there is sufficient budget available.

Alternative options considered:

To reject or vary the recommendations of the Grants Advisory Committee and make a decision regarding the level of funding (£0 - £1,000) to be awarded for each or defer a decision if further information is required from grant applicants.

Publication date: 28/02/2019

Date of decision: 28/02/2019

Effective from: 08/03/2019

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