The Parish Council allocates funds within its yearly budget to make Community Grants to local community organisations. The Grant Policy and Application Form can be downloaded below:
The Community Grant budget for 2021/22 is £4,500. To date the following Community Grants have been awarded:-
- £1,700 to Boughton PPC. The grant allowed the Church to instruct an independent contractor to mow St Johns Churchyard. (June 21)
- £288.80 + VAT to Boughton Pocket Park. The grant covers the cost of emptying a new litter bin at the Pocket Park for 1 year. (November 21)
- £100 to Boughton Village Hall. The grant contributes to the “coffee morning” project. (March 22).
The Council have also allocated a total of £5,000 to be spend under s.137 LGA 1972 in respect of the Jubilee celebrations. To date, only £50 has been paid as a deposit for facepainters (March 22). Bringing the total s.137 expenditure for 2021/22 to £2,138.80 + VAT (VAT is recoverable by the Council).
The Grant Policy and Application Form can be downloaded below: