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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) TrustAgeing Creatively Projects£730
Time to Talk West BerkshireThatcham outreach project£2000
Parenting Special ChildrenHelping looked after and adopted children get access to therapy, counselling and support at school£1357.60
Berkshire MS Therapy CentrePhysiotherapy class sessions for people with Multiple Sclerosis in West Berkshire 2018£210
Berkshire MS Therapy CentreOxygen treatment for people with Multiple Sclerosis in West Berkshire 2018-2019£155
Young People and Children FirstBridge to independence (Housing Young People, Changing Lives)£1500
Thatcham Town Cricket ClubJunior Cricket Coaching Development£1000
Daisy’s DreamSupporting children affected by a life threatening illness or bereavement£1500
Crookham Common Athletic TrackHammer Cage£1000
Life Education Wessex & Thames ValleyHarold and Life Bus in West Berkshire schools 2018-2019£1000
West Berkshire Homeless (Newbury Area)Exiting Homelessness£1000
Newbury Family Counselling ServiceSupporting Parents Supporting Children£1500
Bridge Church NewburyCAP Debt Centre start up and first year 2019-2020£1500
Recovery in MindCore courses 2018£1000
Home-Start West BerkshireTransport for isolated families to Home-Start Family Groups 2018-2019£203.35
Home-Start West BerkshireIsolated families£203.65
Kennet SchoolInclusive Zone Basketball£380
Parkinson’s UK NewburySpeech 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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