Decisions recommendations approved (subject to call-in)

27/10/2014 - Allocation of Grants to Voluntary and Community Organisations ref: 1531    Recommendations Approved

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  • Consideration was given to the award of Community Grants to Voluntary Community Organisations which meet the criteria approved by Cheshire East Council. The Council recognises the valuable input that the Voluntary and Community Sector brings to the quality of life in the community and funding is focussed on those organisations that complement the aims and objectives of the Corporate Plan.


    The report covers the third round of grants for 2014/15 and makes recommendations totalling £69,901 in line with Cheshire East Council’s Policy for the Allocation of Grants.


    Decision maker: Cabinet Member for Strategic Outcomes

    Made at meeting: 27/10/2014 - Cabinet Member for Strategic Outcomes

    Decision published: 27/10/2014

    Effective from: 04/11/2014


    That the following Community Grants be awarded/declined/deferred as indicated:


    War Memorial Commemoration Events

    Friends of Handforth Station

    Awarded £1,000

    King Edward Musical Society

    Awarded £686

    Knutsford Promenades


    St Peters Church Macclesfield

    Awarded £725


    21st Century Technology & Camera Club

    Awarded £500

    Alderley & Wilmslow Musical Theatre Company

    Awarded £750

    Ash Grove Academy

    Awarded £750

    ChelfordHandbell Ringers

    Awarded £300

    Cheshire Schools Football Association

    Awarded £250

    Cheshire Streetwise CIC

    Awarded £870

    Congleton Community Projects

    Awarded £500

    Congleton Youth In Action

    Awarded £350

    Crewe Alexandra Ladies and Girls Football Club


    Crewe Amateur Musicals Society

    Awarded £600

    Crewe Chess Club

    Awarded £350

    Hampers of Hope

    Awarded £1,000

    Kokoro Better Me Better World


    Ladyhawkes Netball Club

    Awarded £1,000

    Lions Youth Brass

    Awarded £500

    Nantwich Concert Band


    Nantwich Town Crier Community Group

    Awarded £720

    Projects 4 Poynton




    Tatton Singers




    Bunbury Jubilee Playing Fields Committee

    Awarded £3,500

    Bunbury Watermill Trust

    Awarded £2,000

    Christ Church, Crewe

    Awarded £5,000

    Congleton Town Football Club

    Awarded £3,250

    Eaton with Hulme Walfield PCC Hall Committee

    Awarded £5,000

    Just Drop-In

    Awarded £3950

    Kettleshulme Entertainment Committee

    Awarded £2,000

    Knutsford Football Club

    Awarded £2,500

    Lindow Cricket Club

    Awarded £4,000

    Macclesfield & District Canoe Club


    Nantwich Lawn Tennis Club

    Awarded £3,250

    Oakhanger Methodist Church

    Awarded £5,000

    Peckforton & Beeston Village Hall

    Awarded £3,500

    Poynton Youth and Community Centre


    Ruby’s Fund

    Awarded £5,000

    St Peter’s Church, Congleton


    St Peter's Church, Macclesfield

    Awarded £3,500


    Wild Rumpus CIC

    Awarded £4,100


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