Grants & Donations

Each year Cromhall parish council offers small grants to local groups or organiser of events/activities for Cromhall parishioners under powers vested to it under Local Government Act 1972 s137.  

The aim of this scheme is to support and promote an active community in Cromhall by providing financial support for community organisations working for the benefit of Cromhall parishioners, with the intention of improving the range of services and activities in the parish.

Applications for grants can be made between 1st November to 31st December each year. 

For full terms and conditions please visit the policies page for detailed information including an application form.

 

2020/21

The S137 rate for 2020/21 will be £8.32 per elector (x 625 = £5200.00)

Cromhall parish council awarded grants to:

Name

Description

Amount requested

Approved grant

St Peters Hospice Donation (accepted late application in March 2020 for 19/20 grant period although not paid until 20/21 financial year) Donation £500.00
Marie Curie Donation  Donation £300.00
Benefice Newsletter (5Alive) Support for publication which is hand delivered to 300 homes in Cromhall £300.00 £300.00
Severn Area Rescue Association Cargo shelf guard to protect crew £276.00 None
St Peters Hospice Contribution to the ‘When it Matter’s Most’ fund offering support in this time of crisis. Donation £500.00
Royal British Legion Donation for wreath Donation £200.00
    Total £1800.00

2019/20

The S137 rate set by Government for 2019/20 is £8.12 per elector (x 604) = £4,904

Cromhall parish council awarded grants to:

Name

Request

Benefits

Amount requested

Approved grants

St Andrews PTFA Contribute to training on learn pads All school children at St Andrews £400.00 £400.00
Cromhall Horticultural Society Hire of marquee for Flower show 90% attendees from Cromhall £500.00 £250.00
Benefice Newsletter (5Alive) Contribution to 5Alive publication Cromhall residents £300.00 £300.00
T@3 Hall hire and outings Cromhall senior citizens who are members £150.00 £150.00
Royal British Legion Poppy appeal     £200.00
Village Hall Improving access to disabled toilets Provide suitable privacy or dignity for all users of the toilets £500.00 £500.00
Total £1,800.00

 

Grants awarded in previous years

2018/19

Name

Amount

Details

Brandon Trust £174.00 Contribution to trip to Legoland up to 8 children from GL12
Benefice Newsletter £300.00 Contribution to 5Alive delivered to all Cromhall residents
Tea at 3 £190.00 Contribution to trip and hire benefiting senior citizens members in Cromhall
St Peters Hospice £100.00 Hospice at home
Above and Beyond £200.00 Contribution to chairs in Oncology
St Andrews PTFA £608.00 waterproof gazebos benefits school children and public when used at events
Royal British Legion £200.00 Poppy appeal
 TOTAL £1,772.00

2017/18

Name Request for Benefits Amount Agreed grant
Cromhall Flower show Marquees.  Anyone attending £957.97 £300.00
PTFA St Andrews school 3 Benches on school playing field school children and users of playing fields £750.00 £500.00
T@3 Outing Cromhall senior citizens who are members £176.00 £176.00
Cromhall Village Hall committee Heating system Range of Cromhall community users £5,000.00 £300.00
Tortworth Forest Centre Volunteer days @ £450/day. Total £5400 Anecdotal evidence suggests 4/5 locals per event £5,400.00 £225.00
St Peters Hospice
Grant     £100.00
Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal     £200.00
Benefice newsletter Newsletter All residents   £300.00
Total £2.101.00