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Grants & Funding

Beverley Town Council provides two sources of grants and funding via its Grants Committee, and through its relationship with East Riding of Yorkshire Council's Commuted Sums team, as detailed below.

Grants

This committee administers the Beverley Town Council Grants Fund. Local groups or organisations are able to apply for small grants, up to £1,000, or large grants, up to £3,000, for specific projects and activities that directly benefit Beverley residents.

A wide variety of organisations are eligible for support, such as community associations, charities, cultural or educational groups, and sports clubs. They have to be based in one of the four parishes of Beverley or, if part of a national body, have an independent branch in Beverley itself. We can't give financial assistance to individuals.

The grants are intended to support and encourage the valuable work done mainly by volunteers and enthusiasts in our community, which contributes so much to the life of the town. The applicants have to show that their project will benefit Beverley residents. This might take the form of meeting the specific needs of the disadvantaged members of our community, or working to improve the life chances and wellbeing of people in particular neighbourhoods. Inclusive projects that benefit townspeople by expanding cultural opportunities or widening involvement in sporting participation are also welcome.

Current grants recipients

  • Beverley Blues Festival Committee - £1,000 - Sponsor Beverley Blues Festival
  • Hull Thursday Road Club - £750 - Sponsor the first prize in the Elite Riders Circuit Race and to assist with the overall promotion of the East Yorkshire Classic Cycle race in Beverley on 19 July 2013
  • Beverley Male Voice Choir - £500 - Purchase uniforms and sheet music for the male voice choir
  • Beverley Chamber Choir - £1,000 - Sponsor Beverley Bach Festival - 21-23 November 2013
  • 5th Beverley (Wesley) Scout Group - £1,500 - Purchase a storage container and camping equipment
  • Sport for Everyone - £1,440 - Purchase new sporting equipment and provide finance for booking facilities for sport use
  • Beverley Barge Preservation Society - £1,150 - Provide kitchen and shower faciliites on the trip boat Sun and life preserving equipment on the trip boat Mermaid
  • Beverley Open Doors Community Project - £2,100 - Provide staffing and technical equipment costs to stage Battle of the Bands event
  • Humberside Police, Cottingham Police Station - £200 - Provide leaflets and equipment needed for a crime reduction cycle project

Commuted Sums

Beverley Town Council work with East Riding of Yorkshire Council (ERYC), Molescroft Parish Council and Woodmansey Parish Council to consider projects eligible for "commuted sums" funding. Commuted sums are monies paid to ERYC by building developers in order to provide green and open spaces or attractions within Beverley and the surrounding area - e.g. children's' play areas.

If there is an area or project near you which you think needs funding, please let Beverley Town Council know and we will raise this in discussion with our local partners.

Meeting Dates

23rd June 2014 - deadline for applications 6th June 2014

16th February 2015 - deadline for applications 31st January 2015

 

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Bertie Beaver

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Beverley Town Council

12 Well Lane

Beverley

East Yorkshire

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clerk@beverley.gov.uk

01482 874096