Grants & Donations

Subject to annual review Broughton and Bretton Community Council provides funding support to local groups and organisations. The purpose of applications must comply with prevailing local government legislation and provide direct benefit to some or all of the inhabitants of the Coummunity Council area.

The Council cannot make grants to individuals.

Small Grant Scheme 

  • It is envisaged that applications will be for assistance with revenue purposes or for the purchase of small items of equipment. 
  • Grants will normally be limited to approximately £200 per succesful application.
  • Applications will be considered in November and March.
  • Applications must be made on the Council's Grant Application form which can be obtained from the Community Council Office or by clicking 'Application form' below.

 

Community Chest Grant Scheme 

  • This scheme is intended to assist voluntary/community organisations with one-off projects/purchases to further their aims.
  • Applications are considered in April, July, September and December.
  • Grants are limited to £500 per succesful application.
  • Applications must be made on the Council's Grant Application form which can be obtained from the Community Council Office or by clicking 'Application form' below.
  • For details of the full criteria click 'criteria' below

Previous Grants/Loans Awarded: 

  • The Council replaced the Multi-Play toddler unit at Brookes Avenue Play Area and installed a mini basket swing at a cost of £17,000. The equipment was supplied by Play & Leisure Ltd, Buckley.
  • The Council sponsored the 2016 Summer Playschemes held at Brookes Avenue Playing Fields and Broughton Junior School
  • The Council Awarded the following grants in 2017:
    • Community Chest Grants:
      • Broughton Pre-School Play Group - £500
      • Broughton Park Junior Football Club - £500
    • Small Grants:
      • Broughton Super Saints - £200
  • The Council provided a loan of £4,000 for improvements to the Broughton & Bretton Community Centre.
  • The Council provided a loan of £5,000 to Airbus FC to assist the installation of a new 3G pitch.
  • The Council spent £10,000 to install additional items of play equipment at the Country Park, including Aero Whirl, a play boat and a crawl tunnel.