Wingham Parish Council has legal powers to issue grants to village organisations.  The purpose of such grants is to support initiatives in the local community which will benefit all residents of the parish.  A limited amount will be set aside in the Council’s budget each year for this purpose.

All applicants must read the Community Grant Awarding Policy and submit the appropriate application form by November each year.  

The Parish Council also has the legal power to award small capital grants to non-profit making voluntary village organisations and applications must be made in writing using the appropriate small capital grant application form.

The forms and policy can be downloaded above or can be supplied on request to the clerk, clerk@winghampc.kentparishes.gov.uk, tel: 01227 722189

 

Grants given to Village Organisations 2016-2017

Wingham Village Hall: A grant of £2,500 towards the maintenance and upkeep of the Hall and a further grant of £700 towards the re-lining of the car park.

St Mary’s Church: Two grants, £2,900 in total, towards the annual upkeep of the Burial Ground and essential privet hedge maintenance.

Recreation Ground Committee: A grant of £1200 towards the cost of maintenance of grounds, boundaries and fixings.

Wingham Community News: A grant of £300 towards the cost of publication of 800 copies of WCN to every house

Wingham PTFA: A grant of £2000 towards the cost of their new Forest School.

Wingham Scout Group: A grant of £400 towards scout hut utility costs to keep subs low, and a small capital grant of £332.10 towards the cost of  a Recycling bin, GPS trackers, posters, strimmer, extension reels.

See-Saw Pre-School: A small capital grant of £350 towards the cost of Software, popcorn machine, urn.

Tiny tots & Messy Friday: A small capital grant of £105.91 towards a play mat, tunnels, crane, craft kit, skittles.

Grants given to Village Organisations 2017-2018

Wingham Village Hall: A grant of £2,500 towards the maintenance and upkeep of the Hall.

St Mary’s Church: A grant of £1,650 towards the annual upkeep of the Burial Ground.

Recreation Ground Committee: A grant of £1000 towards the cost of maintenance of grounds, boundaries and fixings.

Wingham Community News: A grant of £300 towards the cost of publication of 800 copies of WCN to every house

Wingham Scout Group: A grant of £400 towards scout hut utility costs to keep subs low, and a small capital grant of £248 towards the cost of a gas BBQ.

See-Saw Pre-School: A grant of £400 and a small capital grant of £150 towards equipment costs.

Tiny tots & Messy Friday: A small capital grant of £112.53 towards cost of equipment.

Wingham Lawn Tennis Club: A small capital grant of £90 towards the cost of a banner and paint.