Appendix 3 Heswall and Clatterbridge Area Forum CIF Bids Cabinet 8th January 2004 Appendix 3 Community Initiatives Fund Applications - Heswall and Clatterbridge Area Forum Chief Officer - Howard Cooper Specific terms and conditions- Funding is available for schemes within the Heswall and Clatterbridge wards for the following priority areas: - youth - elderly persons - partnership working between youth and the elderly Normally a grant payment of up to £1,000 will be considered although a higher payment may be considered in appropriate circumstances. Declarations of Interest During the assessment panel meeting the following members of the panel declared an interest and left the room whilst the relevant bids were discussed: Bid No Application received from Interest declared by Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service 7 Cllr Johnson Helplink Community Support 1 and 12 Heswall and District CVS Mr Criddle Little Fishes Toddler Group 8 Mr Sharkey Appendix 3 Heswall and Clatterbridge Area Forum CIF Bids Cabinet 8th January 2004 ID Bid Amount Received From Bid Details Comments of Appraisal Panel Award No. Requested Recommended 363 1 £1,000 Helplink Community To expand services to a further 500 The panel did not support this application £0.00 Support people including transport, diy & as it was not felt to meet the crieria as gardening services closely as other projects. 383 2 £100 Wirral Pathfinders To cover the communication and The panel felt this was a worthwhile project £100.00 transport costs, which will allow and fully suppoted the application. people who suffer with mental health problems to attend group meetings and activities and visit each other. 388 3 £675 2nd Thornton Hough To purchase equipment and help The panel felt that the neckerchiefs and £600.00 Brownies towards hall hire costs, to allow the leaders polo shirts should be funded from setting up of a new Brownie Unit. the groups own resources or purchased by the leaders and brownies and agreed to part funding excluding these items 389 4 £1,000 Wirral Family Friends To contribute towards the running The panel agreed this is a worthwhile £750.00 costs of project to recruit and train project and agreed to funding at a reduced volunteers to befriend and support rate to be used solely towards volunteers young disabled people. expenses. 397 5 £800 Richmond Hall Club To contribute towards the cost of The panel felt that these improvements to £500.00 providing secured wheelchair Richmond Hall would secure its use by a refuge at the rear of the building, to wider section of the community and be of provide further protection for the benefit to local people for years to come. disabled against fire. Thay agreed to a reduced level of funding as the applicant had already received some funding towards this project. 398 6 £1,000 The Works To support clients by helping them The panel felt that this project would £0.00 with travel fares, clothing, tools and provide little if any benefit in the areas of financial assistance to help them to Heswall and Clatterbridge and did not commence employment/self support the application. employment. 404 7 £1,000 Merseyside Fire & To provide a free programme for a The panel felt that whilst this is a good £0.00 Rescue Service number of agencies to engage with project it would be of limited value to the young people aged 10 - 16 who are Heswall and Clatterbridge areas. It was at risk or involved in anti social not supported. behaviour including arson. Appendix 3 Heswall and Clatterbridge Area Forum CIF Bids Cabinet 8th January 2004 ID Bid Amount Received From Bid Details Comments of Appraisal Panel Award No. Requested Recommended 414 8 £1,000 Little Fishes Toddler To improve provison by increasing The panel felt that this was a worthy project £1,000.00 Group facilities to accommodate an that would bring local benefit and it was additional 20 places who are fully supported. currently on the waiting list 417 9 £900 Brackenwood Golf To set up Club-School links and to The panel felt that this project would be of £500.00 Club Junior Associate provide access to the club's benefit to local young people and agreed to facilities for many more juniors. make a contribution towards it. 423 10 £404 Pensby District Guides To provide new resources to The panel felt that this project would be of £403.50 implement the 'adventure' which is value to local young people and fully a new programme developed for supported it. Brownies 424 11 £3,072 Wirral Tikes - Heswall To support a 'Carer & Tots' group The panel deferred making a decisions £0.00 and purchase relevant equipment whilst further information is sought from the for under 5 year olds applicant 428 12 £585 Heswall & District CVS To upgrade 3 existing PC's which The panel agreed to make a contribution £350.00 core funding does not allow them to towards upgrading the IT equipment. do.