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 24 September 2021 the Grants Advisory Committee reviewed all Community Chest applications received between 16 August 2021 and 15 September 2021, to the Community Chest funding scheme during 2020/21. 

There was one deferral to be considered from the previous month.  

 

Two applications were brought forward in ‘Appendix A’ of the meeting’s reports pack: Grants Advisory Committee Meeting reports and papers

 

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

 

  1. Shelford Feast (RMHPJVWZ), for officers to contact the group again and request a further projection of costs for any future event.  If officers are satisfied that non provision of this grant will cause detriment to a future event, they can agree to award the grant and fund full amount requested of £1,000
  2. Duxford Bowls Club (ZRSLNWWW), initial decision at committee was to defer to ascertain who owns the building and who should be responsible for building repairs - however please see Further Information Section below. 
  3. Little Shelford Bowls Club (FVZSLLWF) to be approved and funded at the full amount requested of £1000
  4. Sustainable Northstowe (ZNBMXQNR), to be approved and funded at the full amount requested of £216

 

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.

 

Shelford Feast (RMHPJVWZ), for officers to contact the group again and request a further projection of costs for any future event.  If officers are satisfied that non provision of this grant will cause detriment to a future event, they can agree to award the grant and fund full amount requested of £1,000.

Publication date: 04/10/2021

Date of decision: 04/10/2021

Effective from: 12/10/2021

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