Issue - decisions

Community Grants

08/09/2021 - Community Grants

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.