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Area Board Grant Detail

Started on: 04/04/2019 17:37:57

ID: 3264

Current Status: Funds Transferred

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

Current Case Notes

14/05/2019 10:05:11 Funds transferred, please allow up to 28 days for the funds to reach your designated account.

07/05/2019 14:45:35 Bacs received.

30/04/2019 09:57:49 Accepatance Received. Now awaiting BACS detail.

29/04/2019 10:51:06 £1000.00 approved.

12/04/2019 12:31:43 Your application will be considered at the Melksham Area Board meeting on Wednesday 24th April 2019 at Melksham Assembly Hall, Market Place, Melksham. The meeting will begin at 7pm with tea/coffee available from 6.30pm. You and/or a member of your group will need to attend to introduce the grant (one minute only) and to answer any questions which may arise. Please would you be able to reply to this invitation confirming your attendance by Friday 19th April 2019.

12/04/2019 12:12:24 Application received.

1. Which type of grant are you applying for?
Community Area Grant

2. Amount of funding required?
£0 - £1000

3. Are you applying on behalf of a Parish Council?

4. If yes, please state why this project cannot be funded from the Parish Precept

5. Project title?
south West in Bloom Melksham

6. Project summary:
Each year we enter Britain. In Bloom this year we plan to renovate a forgotten garden and also to make flags to be erected in the Market Place to mark the 800th Year of the granting of a market Charter to Melksham.

7. Which Area Board are you applying to?

Electoral Division

8. What is the Post Code of where the project is taking place?
SN12 6LS

9. Please tell us which theme(s) your project supports:
Arts, crafts and culture
Festivals, pageants, fetes and fayres
Heritage, history and architecture
Inclusion, diversity and community spirit
Recycling and green initiatives

If Other (please specify)

10. Finance:

10a. Your Organisation's Finance:

Your latest accounts:

Total Income:

Total Expenditure:

Surplus/Deficit for the year:

Free reserves currently held:
(money not committed to other projects/operating costs)


Why can't you fund this project from your reserves:
The projects are bigger than anything we have done previously. As they will be very visible to the whole of the town we want them to be a fit memorial to this special year.

We are a small community group and do not have annual accounts or it is our first year:  

10b. Project Finance:

Total Project cost £1000.00  
Total required from Area Board £1000.00
(Itemised expenditure)
£ Income
(Itemised income)
Tick if income confirmed £
Flag material 170.00
Flag supports 830.00
Total £1000     £0

11. Have you or do you intend to apply for a grant from another area board within this financial year?

12. If so, which Area Boards?

13. Please tell us WHO will benefit and HOW they will benefit from your project benefit your local community?
The flags will decorate the Town Hall and the Market Place to act as a reminder to the inhabitants of the long history our town has.

14. How will you monitor this?
By the pleasure that people gain.

15. Safeguarding. Please tell us about how you will protect and safeguard those involved in your project

16. If your project will continue after the Wiltshire Council funding runs out, how will you continue to fund it?
It is an ongoing project we are asking for help to launch the first year of the garden. In the past we have made flags to decorate the town in the summer adding a visual reference to summer events Carnival Party in the Park and the Food and River Festival. This years flags mark a very important date in our town. the volunteer hours that have been put in and will continue to be put in is very much a community commitment to our town.

17. If this application forms part of a larger project (eg. building of new village hall), please state what this project is and approximately how much the overall project will cost.


Supporting information - Please confirm that the following documents will be available to inspect upon request:

yes I will make available on request 1 quote for individual project costs over £500 & 2 quotes for project costs over £1000 (Individual project costs are listed in the expenditure section above)

yes I will make available on request the organisation's latest accounts

yes I will make available on request the organisation's Constitution/Terms of Reference etc.

Policies and procedures:
yes I will make available on request the necessary and relevant policies and procedures such as Child Protection, Safeguarding Adults, Public Liability Insurance, Access audit, Health & Safety and Environmental assessments.

Other supporting information (Tick where appropriate, for some project these will not be applicable):

And finally...
yes The information on this form is correct, that any award received will be spent on the activities specified.

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