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The Town Council has a total budget for £200,000 for Community Funding to support groups and organisations in the Town and to help them deliver activities and projects that benefit Blyth and its residents.The funding is split into £184,000 for Community Support Grants and £16,000 for Councillors’ Small Schemes (each Councillor is allocated £1,000).
The Community Funding Sub-Committee meets four times a year to consider applications for Community Support Grants.
Councillors can use their Small Schemes funding at any time of the year to give grants or pay for projects and their requests must be approved by the Chair and Vice Chair of the Community Development/Community Funding Sub-Committee and the Town Clerk.
COMMUNITY GRANTS 2021/22
The Community Funding Sub-Committee will meeting on the following dates:
• 1 June 2021
• 7 September 2021
• 7 December 2021
• 1 February 2022
The closing dates for applications to be considered by the Sub-Committee are:
• 7 May 2021
• 13 August 2021
• 12 November 2021
• 7 January 2022
Please click here (opens in a new window) to read the Policy and Procedure for Community Funding 2021/22. Please note that changes may be made to the Policy at any time and there may be some updates following the Council meeting on 29 April. These will not affect the application procedure.
Please complete the application form here (opens in a new window) and return it to us by the appropriate closing date (see Policy and Procedure above).