Community Grant Aid Scheme 2017/18

Community and Leisure

Thirty-two community groups applied for Community Grant Aid. The maximum amount that groups could request was £2000. Groups awarded Green status received 90% of their application and those awarded Amber status received 60%.

 

Table 1 - Community Grant Aid Applications Achieving Green Status

 

Organisation

Project

Requested Funding

Funding Recommended

No of Beneficiaries

Amersham Museum

A programme of varied activities to engage with older people, regular sessions at Amersham Museum in local care homes

 

£2,000

£1,800

400

Carers Bucks

To support unpaid family carers to meet at monthly support groups providing refreshments, guest speakers and trainers and a special Christmas dinner for carers.

 

£1,600

£1,440

60

1st Chalfont St Giles Scout group- new floor

 

Scout Hall Floor Renovation

£2,000

£1,800

500

Chalfont St Peter Youth Centre

Tuesday Night Youth Club evening with a focus on developing young people on the autistic spectrum (ASD).

 

£2,000

£1,800

300

Chesham in Bloom

Community Polytunnel

 

£400

£400

20000

Chesham Over 50's' Positive Action Group

 

Support a range of social activities for elderly residents living in Chesham includes day trips, IT training, Christmas lunch and coffee mornings.

 

£400

£400

50

Chesham Walkers are Welcome

To install two RADAR operated gates at the entrances to Hockeridge Wood near Ashley Green.

£800

£720

?

Organisation

Project

Requested Funding

Funding Recommended

No of Beneficiaries

Little Chalfont Good Companions Club

The club exists to provide companionship and social contact for older people in Little Chalfont including entertainment, regular speakers, outings and Christmas party.

 

£500

£500

30

Pond Park Rangers

Expand outreach community diversionary football programme

 

£1,700

£1,530

1000

Relate Mid Thames and Buckinghamshire

 

Bursary Funding Scheme

£2,000

£1,800

250

Total

 

£13,400

£12,190

 

 

 

 

Table 2 - Community Grant Aid Applications Achieving Amber Status

 

Organisation

Project

Requested Funding

Funding Recommended

No of Beneficiaries

Asheridge Vale and Lowndes Community Association

To attract new members to the association and trial a new fitness programme to engage with residents.

£750

£450

14

Bucks Youth Anti hate

Design and deliver an education package across schools and youth providers.

 

£1,848

£1,108.80

320

Chesham Cricket Club

To purchase new equipment to assist with community outreach work

£1,050

£630

100

Chesham Youth Centre Making Gardens Grow

An intergenerational project with Chesham in Bloom

£900

£540

500

Chiltern Child Contact Centre

Provides a safe neutral space for separated parents to interact, play and have access to their children. Grant to recruit and train volunteers and promote the service locally.

£1,900

£1,140

60

Chiltern Youth Centre

Run a series of sessions to teach a range of skills to young people. Training will include cooking, health & fitness, decorating, hair styling/nail/teeth care, interviewing and form filling.

£2,000

£1,200

 

CSG and J Revitalisation Steering Group- CSG and J Literary Festival 2018

Brochures to advertise the thirteen day Literary Festival. 

 

 

£1,800

£1,080

6000

DrugFAM

DrugFAM will provide a weekly support group and 7 day a week helpline to families, friends and carers affected by someone else's drug or alcohol misuse.

£2,000

£1,200

50

Enrych Bucks

Chiltern Disability Partnership Service - partner each new member with a like-minded volunteer who will support them and share their interest and complement this by supporting access to local interest groups

£2,000

£1,200

50

Holmer Green Squash and Racketball Club

 

Train coaches to deliver junior session

£376

£225.60

40

Holmer Green Youth Club

Funding is being sought for 3 existing adult leaders to attend a 2-day training course provided by MIND, with a view to developing a course for the club's 8 young volunteer leaders. 

£1,572

£943.20

120

Chesham Waterside over 50s Stretch & Flex Group

Funding to enable the group to meet once a week for gentle exercise

£1,645

£987

24

Hawridge and Cholesbury Cricket Club Practice net replacement project

Funding towards a new two-lane practice net to replace the existing single-lane net

£2,000

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

£1,200

100

Little Chalfont Community Library-

Teenage and children's books and DVD's

£1,500

£900

1000

Little Missenden Festival

The Festival runs for 10 days each October and includes music, literature and the visual

£1,000

£600

1500

Movers and Shakers for Older Men Chesham

Group sessions for adults to meet others and take part in a number of enjoyable activities including:

art and craft work, gentle exercise and guest speakers.

 

 

£1,000

£600

20

Pond Park Community Association

To fund and support 8 community groups /projects

£2,000

£1,200

3000

Prestwood Colts and Girls Football Club

Investment in pitches and equipment

£2,000

£1,200

400

Prestwood FC Ltd

Investment in pitches and equipment

£1,000

£600

500

Rennie Grove Hospice Care

Health care assistants provide support and personal care to patients and their families

£2,000

£1,200

125

Voices and Choices

Promote the service that supports people to help them remain in their own homes, recruit and train volunteers, room hire and training materials.

£1,650

£990

100

Wycombe Child Contact Centre

Support children whose parents are separated to spend time with the parent that they do not live with.

Grant to cover hall hire, administration and part time employment of one staff member.

 

£2,000

£1,200

40

Total

 

£33,991

£20,394.60

 

 

Table 3 - Community Grant Aid Applications Achieving Red Status

 

Organisation

Project

Requested Funding

Funding Recommended

No of Beneficiaries

Chesham United AFC

New kits

£2,000

£0.00

 

Total

 

£2,000

£0.00