Issue details

Council Grants Programme

On 3 April 2019 Cabinet made the decision to discontinue the Elite Athlete Award Scheme (EAAS), and for this funding to be allocated to existing grant schemes, as advised by Grants Advisory Committee (GAC).


The GAC met on 27 September 2019 and recommended the following to the Lead Cabinet Member for Finance:


(a)  Existing funding from the Elite Athletes Award Scheme be transferred to the Community Chest Grant, namely for 2018/19 and 2019/20 holding a value of £20,000, and a decision on the permanent allocation of this fund, be made before the end of the financial year.


(b)  6-monthly reporting by funded organisations of the Service Support Grants Programme be limited to; organisations that are funded in excess of £15,000 per year, or by request of the GAC.

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 08/10/2019

Decision due: 8 October 2019 by Lead Cabinet member for Finance

Lead member: Lead Cabinet member for Finance

Lead director: Sustainable Communities and Partnerships Manager

Contact: Ryan Coetsee, Project Officer Email: 01954 713461 Email:



Purpose of Report: Background paper from Cabinet on 3 April 2019 can be found here – Please see item 13 of the agenda.


Agenda items


  • Council Grants Programme