Burnham-on-Sea & Highbridge Town Council



All grant applicants are required to fill in the Grant Monitoring Form, this is not meant to be an additional burden to groups that receive smaller revenue grants, but a way of monitoring the grant funding given by the Town Council.

The Town Council values the work carried out by all community groups.

If you are a group that received a revenue grant please tick the revenue grant box and fill in the revenue item section attaching copies of invoices relevant to your group to the amount given by the Town Council.

If your grant was for capital funding or for an event you will be required to maintain adequate evidence and records of all income received and expenditure incurred and have sound financial procedures in place. As a minimum these must include:

  • a bank account in the organisation’s name
  • the maintenance of a cashbook for recording all expenditure and income
  • all expenditure to be supported by vouchers, receipts and invoices
  • any deductions for tax, National Insurance from salaries
  • adequate records regarding the monitoring of the event, including photographs, and these must be available for inspection
  • financial accounts showing how the money was spent
  • outside scrutiny of accounts, either by independent examination or by a suitably qualified person or audit by a registered auditor

Privacy Notice  – The Town Council takes your privacy seriously and will only use your personal information as per our Privacy Notice

Please complete

Evidence of spending

Capital and Community Event Grants

What difference has your project/event made? Describe the difference your project or event has made to the organisation or community and the number of people who took part or benefitted from it:
What have you learnt? Give details of any achievements, unexpected outcomes and problems and how you tackled them. Also describe how you will use/share what you have learnt, or any changes you made to your project/event because of what you have learnt:

Records Retention Schedule

Financial Risk Management Policy - March 2023

Grant Application Kings Coronation Form

The Coronation of His Majesty King Charles III will take place on Saturday 6th May 2023, with an additional bank holiday on Monday 8th May 2023.

We are keen to hear from groups/organisations in Burnham-on-Sea and Highbridge that are looking to celebrate the Coronation. The Town Council has £1500 available to allocate to events being organised to celebrate the Kings Coronation. The maximum grant to be allocated per event will be £500.

You must meet the following criteria for your application to be considered:

– The event will be open to all members of the public

– The event will be free of charge

– The event will take place within the Coronation weekend

– The event will take place within Burnham on Sea or Highbridge


Applications will close on Monday 6th March at midday. 

Your organisation and contact details

What happens next....
Applications will be considered at the Finance and Resources Committee Meeting on Monday 13th March 2023. You will be notified after this date whether your application has been successful.
Burnham & Highbridge Town Council takes your privacy seriously and will only use your personal information for the purposes of contacting you about this grant. The Council’s privacy notice can be found here.

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