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									WINSFORD TOWN COUNCIL                               DATE:

GRANTS TO VOLUNTARY ORGANISATIONS: APPLICATION FORM

Thank you for your enquiry about Grants to Voluntary
Organisations.

This pack should provide you with the information you need to
make your application.

The pack includes:

GRANT APPLICATION FORM

Please photocopy this form if you wish to make more than one
application. Completed forms should be returned to the address
below.

GUIDANCE FOR VOLUNTARY ORGANISATIONS

Your attention is drawn to the guidance notes at the back of this
form, particularly the requirement to submit a completed set of
accounts with your application. We hope that this information
helps you to understand the way in which the Town Council
decides upon the success of applications, and the criteria to which
we are obliged to work.

TIMETABLE

A list of the dates of Town Council Finance Meetings at which
applications will be considered.

If you have any queries about the information provided, please
contact:

Town Clerk
Winsford Town Council
Wyvern House
The Drumber
WINSFORD
CW7 1AH        Tel: 01606 593582
APPLICATION FORM FOR GRANTS TO VOLUNTARY
ORGANISATIONS

Section A

Name of
Organisation………………………………………………………




Contact
Person……………………………………………………………...




Address…………………………………………………………………
…..


……………………………………………………………………..


……………………………………………………………………..

E-Mail
…………………………………………………………………….


Telephone………………………………………………………………
….


What is the purpose of your Organisation ?
Section B

A summary of your project
Describe your project and what you would do with a Grant:




Tell us what are the main things your project is hoping to achieve:

1

2

3




Tell us about the number of people in Winsford who will directly
benefit from your project ie.
How many, age range, special needs, location:



If working with children (ie anyone under 18 years) please append a signed, written statement
of your child protection/vetting procedures. Please indicate here whether this includes Police
vetting request procedures
……………………………………………….

Monitoring your project: List 3 ways in which your project will make
a difference:
1

2

3


Your project in relation to other local services:
What similar projects exist?


How will your project work with others?




Describe the geographical area in which your Organisation works




Grant requested…£…………………………………..

Percentage of Total project costs……………………


Has the Organisation applied previously to the Town Council for a
Grant?

YES/NO

If yes, please give details




Does the Organisation receive any other Local Authority, Lottery or
other funding?

YES/NO

If yes, please give details
If the Organisation were to be successful in securing a grant, to
whom should the cheque be payable?

Name………………………………………………………………….



Address, if different from that stated overleaf

…………………………………………………………………………

…………………………………………………………………………




Signed………………………………………………………………..

Position within the Organisation…………………………………..

On behalf of…………………………………………………………

Date………………………………………………………………….



Your application will be considered at the next Meeting of the
Finance Committee, for a decision, or referral to our annual
budget meeting.
GUIDANCE NOTES

 The Town Council requires to see a completed set of accounts in the case
  of most applications
 Where a set of accounts is not available, in the case of a new project
  being launched, some idea of anticipated costs should be given as an
  appendix
 The Town Council will want to fund projects, which enables people to
  become involved in activities, which improve the quality of life for the
  community of Winsford.
 The Town Council wishes to fund projects, within its budget, supporting
  organisations in the voluntary and community sector to help them become
  more effective and efficient
 Groups working with young children must provide a written statement that
  protection procedures are in place, and that police checks are carried out
  in accordance with the vetting regulations.
 Those groups supported will have their activities generally based in
  Winsford or for the benefit of Winsford people in the main
 National Charities without a local link or unable to demonstrate their
  effectiveness in Winsford will not normally be supported
 The Town Council policy is to support organisations and community
  groups.
 Monies granted are done so under the provisions of the Local Government
  Act 1972 : Section 137.

TIMETABLE
The Town Council’s Finance Committee meets monthly, with the
exception of May and August.

								
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