Decision details

Community Grants

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


The subject of the decision:


This report set out the current position regarding the Council’s Community Grants programme and sought approval of the future financing for this from April 2022 to March 2023.


Alternative options considered:




The reason for the decision:


Cabinet was satisfied that there was anticipated demand for additional funding due to the ongoing impact of Covid-19 and the need for co-ordinated recovery.


The decision:


That Cabinet approves and recommends to Council:-


(1)      the continuation for a further year of the revenue funding to the existing Partnership Fund recipients (Galtres Centre, Citizens Advice North and Mid Yorkshire and North Yorkshire Sport);


(2)      an allocation of £48,700 within the financial strategy to fund the Hambleton Helps grants for a further year;


(3)      that the Making a Difference fund is launched and implemented as stated in paragraph 1.6 of the report; and


(4)      that a one-off Community Fund is established as identified within paragraph 2.1 of the report.

Reason Key: Expenditure > £50,000;

Wards Affected: All Wards;

Other reasons / organisations consulted




Contact: Lisa Wilson, Communites Manager Email:

Report author: Lisa Wilson

Publication date: 08/09/2021

Date of decision: 07/09/2021

Decided at meeting: 07/09/2021 - Cabinet

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