Decision details

Community Chest Grants January 2020

Decision Maker: Lead Cabinet member for Finance

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

On 31 January the Grants Advisory Committee reviewed all new applications received between 1 December and 31 December 2019 as well as an application received between 1 October and 31 October 2019 and 2 applications received between 1 November and 31 November 2019.

 

Following consideration of the applications, the Committee made the following recommendations to the Lead Cabinet Member for Finance: 

 

 

Applicant

Village(s) affected

Description

Total applied for (£)

Total recomm

ended (£)

Additional conditions/ comments

 

1

 

Elsworth Pre School

 

Elsworth and nearby villages

 

To replace a fridge with one that is more energy efficient

 

 

317.00

 

 

 

317.00

 

 

 

2

 

Parkrun UK

 

Cambourne and surrounding villages

 

 

To set-up a Cambourne Junior Parkrun

 

1000.00

 

 

 

 

725.00

 

 

Grants Advisory Committee are not prepared to increase their grant to £1000.00.

 

3

 

Gamlingay Community Centre

 

Gamlingay

 

To purchase a newer second-hand bowls carpet and winder

 

780.79

 

780.79

 

 

 

4

 

Fowlmere Fundraisers

 

Fowlmere and surrounding villages

 

 

Set-up costs to hold village events including a pantomime in the local village

 

 

1000.00

 

 

 1000.00

 

 

 

5

 

Cambridge Past, Present and Future

 

Wandlebury

 

To purchase plants and pond dipping equipment for the Wandlebury Pond project

 

996.00

 

996.00

 

 

 

6

 

Abington Allotment and Leisure Gardeners’ Association

 

Great Abington and Little Abington

 

 

To purchase a petrol-engine shredder

 

899.00

 

 

 

899.00

 

 

 

 

7

 

Fowlmere Recreation Ground and Village Hall

 

Fowlmere and the surrounding villages

 

 

To re-level and re-gravel the village hall car park as part of an overall project to improve the car park and changing rooms

 

1000.00

 

1000.00

 

 

 

 

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: 04/02/2020

Date of decision: 04/02/2020

Effective from: 12/02/2020

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