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Grants & Funding

Overton Community Council is pleased to administer the following grants, open to organisations within the Overton Community Council area: –

Community Chest Grant

Overton Community Council administers a grant, called the Community Chest, to which local organisations within the area administered by the Community Council can apply. The deadline for applications to the Community Chest is 31st October 2024. Applications will normally be considered during the November Community Council meeting.

Eligibility criteria: –

Grants may be made by the Overton Community Council towards capital expenditure by local organisations within the area administered by the Community Council.

Grants will not be made towards general maintenance or running costs.

An application shall be made on a form obtainable from the Clerk to the Community Council.

The Community Council reserves the right to request detailed particulars of an applicant’s financial position. Any information will be treated in confidence.

Funds available for grants are limited and there can be no guarantee of a grant being offered in any particular case.

Grants may be made towards the setting-up of a new local organisation, providing the Community Council is satisfied that a proper constitution exists, and that the organisation has adopted a programme of fund-raising events for at least one year.

Please note that grants will normally be capped at £500, however applications above this amount will be considered on an individual basis.

Application forms can be downloaded here. If you would prefer a hard copy please contact our clerk, David Williams, on or 01978 710055.