Decision details

Community Chest Grants (August)

Decision Maker: Lead Cabinet member for Finance

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

On 27 August 2021 the Grants Advisory Committee reviewed all Community Chest applications 16 June 2021 and 15th August 2021, to the Community Chest funding scheme during 2021/2022.

 

9 Community Chest Applications were brought forward in Appendix A of the meetings report pack 27 August 2021 Agenda Pack . 8 applications were approved and one was deferred.  The total amount of the funding requested is £6,791.35.

 

After consideration of these applications, the Committee recommended to the Lead Cabinet Member for Finance that:

 

Community Chest Applications

 

  1. Arthur Rank Hospice (BNTSJXGH)– to be funded at the requested amount of £1,000
  2. Foxton Football Club (TXMMDXXG) – to be funded at the requested amount of £1000
  3. Gamlingay Schools Out Club (TCSCDBTD) – to be funded the requested amount of £350
  4. Hardwick Pre School (PWPDTNMW) - to be funded at the requested amount of £1000
  5. Harston Residents Group (JXWFDGDV) - to be funded at the requested amount of £441.36
  6. Meldreth Bowls Club (JNLCSPZX) - to be funded at the requested amount of £1000
  7. Northstowe Community Wing (ZZGDWWGM) - to be funded at the requested amount of £1000
  8. Wilbraham Memorial Hall (FVZGBTBZ) - to be funded at the requested amount of £999.99

 

 * Please refer to further information section

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 decide on 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: 10/09/2021

Date of decision: 10/09/2021

Effective from: 18/09/2021