Town Council Support Granted
At a recent meeting of the Town Council’s Finance & General Purposes Committee funding was awarded to community groups and organisations towards local projects for the benefit of the people of Thatcham. On page 2 is a summary of the awards made from the Grants Budget. These grant awards have been generously match-funded by The Good Exchange doubling the funding which will be received.
Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust applied for £14,641.80 towards the Nature Discovery Centre Waterfront Project. The Committee was delighted to be able to grant the full amount from S106 funds (compulsory contributions made by developers).
|The Corn Exchange (Newbury) Trust||Ageing Creatively Projects||£730|
|Time to Talk West Berkshire||Thatcham outreach project||£2000|
|Parenting Special Children||Helping looked after and adopted children get access to therapy, counselling and support at school||£1357.60|
|Berkshire MS Therapy Centre||Physiotherapy class sessions for people with Multiple Sclerosis in West Berkshire 2018||£210|
|Berkshire MS Therapy Centre||Oxygen treatment for people with Multiple Sclerosis in West Berkshire 2018-2019||£155|
|Young People and Children First||Bridge to independence (Housing Young People, Changing Lives)||£1500|
|Thatcham Town Cricket Club||Junior Cricket Coaching Development||£1000|
|Daisy’s Dream||Supporting children affected by a life threatening illness or bereavement||£1500|
|Crookham Common Athletic Track||Hammer Cage||£1000|
|Life Education Wessex & Thames Valley||Harold and Life Bus in West Berkshire schools 2018-2019||£1000|
|West Berkshire Homeless (Newbury Area)||Exiting Homelessness||£1000|
|Newbury Family Counselling Service||Supporting Parents Supporting Children||£1500|
|Bridge Church Newbury||CAP Debt Centre start up and first year 2019-2020||£1500|
|Recovery in Mind||Core courses 2018||£1000|
|Home-Start West Berkshire||Transport for isolated families to Home-Start Family Groups 2018-2019||£203.35|
|Home-Start West Berkshire||Isolated families||£203.65|
|Kennet School||Inclusive Zone Basketball||£380|
|Parkinson’s UK Newbury||Speech Therapy Project 2018||£435.40|
Each year Thatcham Town Council awards grants to local organisations offering services that benefit the residents of Thatcham . Grants may be used to cover capital or revenue costs and organisations must be able to demonstrate sound financial management and identify clearly what the grant will be used for.
All applications for grant aid from the Town Council are administered via The Good Exchange. Applications can be uploaded to The Good Exchange at any time and will be considered by the Town Council during its twice yearly process.
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