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Local Youth Grant Detail

Started on: 08/01/2019 13:29:00

ID: 656

Current Status: Application Received

To be considered at this meeting:
tbc contact Community Area Manager

Current Case Notes

11/02/2019 13:39:00 Thank you for your application the Local Youth Network have approved your application to go forward for recommendation to the Chippenham Area Board on 25th March 19:00-21:00 at Monkton Park Offices. Please send a representative along to say a few words about why this grant is important to your project.


1. Project title? (Max. 8 words Eg. Tinkleton Village Youth Transport Project)
The Power of Food

2. Project summary: (100 words)
Working with Children to educate them how Foods can affect all areas of your body and provide life skills in terms of cooking

3. Amount of funding required:
£0 - £1000

4. Which Area Board are you applying to? Not sure? -check on a map
Chippenham

5. What is the Post Code of where the project is taking place?(If the application is for something that will move around to different locations please insert the post code for where it will be based for the majority of the time.)
SN15

6. Please tell us which theme(s) your project supports:
 Informal education
 Youth work/development
 Sport/Leisure
 Residential
 Arts/Culture
 Employment or training
 1:1/group work
 Community Project
 Community Safety
 Volunteering
 Environment
 Health
 Other

If Other (please specify)

7. About your project
Please tell us about your project (a strong application will address all of the following):

  • How does your project support local needs and priorities?
  • How have young people been involved in your project so far?
  • How many young people to do you expect to benefit?
  • How will your project be accessible and affordable?
  • How will you encourage volunteering and community involvement?
  • How will you ensure your project is accessible to everyone (Disabled, low incomes, vulnerable, etc.)
  • How will ensure your project is inclusive?
  • How will you work with other community partners?
The project educates young people about Healthy Eating and aids them to feed themselves. I have worked with a number of students developing this project.The number of people to benefit will depend on the amount of young people put forward.The project is a low cost project and I am able to take it to wherever the Council deem the most accessible we just need tables electricity and waterWe always work with everyone regardless of disabilities and food allergies or intolerances there is always a way to tweak a course to suit the attendees

8. Safeguarding
Please tell us about how you will protect and safeguard young people in your project (You must address all of the following):

  • Please evidence your commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.
  • How do you make sure staff and volunteers understand their safeguarding responsibilities?
  • Are staff and volunteers Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checked and do you hold a central record of this as well as details of staff references.
  • Who in your organisation is ultimately responsible for safeguarding?
  • How do you ensure that young people are kept safe online when accessing your services?
I have undertaken the NSPCC Safeguarding online course and have worked with children in and out of schools for 6 years. Our courses are designed to not only educate but also to increase Self Esteem Confidence and Team Building.My staff are educated to ensure that they understand the importance of the safeguarding and are briefed before every session to ensure they safety of teh attendees.Yes they are DBS checkesI am responsible and work with Laura Cady who also manages our HRTHere is no access to online services when using our services and phones are also requested to be left alone during sessions.

9. Monitoring your project
How will you know if your project has been successful?

It is easy to see when a project has been successful from the reactions of the students. Happy students that are impressed with what they have achieved and engaged throughout the session are what we aim to achieve.Ongoing monitoring of their eating habits and confidence would give a truer picture but this is often not possible.We have been given alot of feedback over the years regarding the impact of the classes that we run in terms of confidence self esteem numeracy literacy and also cooking skills and it has always been positive.

10. Finance: if you are a new organisation and don't have accounts leave blank and tick box below

10a. Your Organisation's Finance:

Your latest accounts:
04/2018

Total Income:
£26307.00

Total Expenditure:
£22657.00

Surplus/Deficit for the year:
£3650.00

Free reserves currently held:
£0.00

Why can't you fund this project from your reserves:
We are a small business and simply cannot afford to run these classes for free.

We are a newly formed group and do not yet have published accounts: 

10b. Project Finance:

Part One: *required

Total Project cost help £160.00  
Total required from Area Board £160.00

Part Two: Please itemise your project expenditure and project income *required

Itemised Expenditure
eg Materials help
£ Itemised Income
eg Our reserves
£ Income confirmed?
Class run by The Farm Cookery School £160.00 None £0.00
Total £ Total £  

11. Have you or do you intend to apply for a grant for this project from another area board within this financial year?
no


12. Tick all the Area Boards to which you are intending to apply, including this one (You can apply to a maximum of 3 Area Boards for the same project in a financial year)
 Amesbury
 Bradford on Avon
 Calne
 Chippenham
 Corsham
 Devizes
 Malmesbury
 Marlborough
 Melksham
 Pewsey
 Salisbury
 Southern Wiltshire
 South West Wiltshire
 Tidworth
 Trowbridge
 Warminster
 Westbury
 Royal Wootton Bassett & Cricklade

13. DECLARATION

Supporting information

Do you have the following (please tick any that apply):
 Child Protection Policy
 Safeguarding Children
 Procedure for dealing with an allegation against a member of staff or a volunteer
 Complaints Procedure
 Public Liability Insurance
 Health & Safety
 Whistle blowing policy
 Internet use policy
 Constitution
 Annual Accounts
 Business/Project Plan (For projects where total project cost is over £50,000)

Legal declaration
 The information on this form is correct, that any award received will be spent on the activities specified.




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