Burnham-on-Sea & Highbridge Town Council

22nd June 2020 Town Council Report 9.6

Report for councillors: Update on Council’s grants payments relating to Coronavirus community initiatives
Issued to: Town Council 22nd June 2020
To provide an update on the Grants budget
The total grants pot was £35,000 and the Council has agreed that £2,700 would be allocated directly to CAB leaving £32300.
The Council agreed to provide the Foodbank with a total of £5,000 of food, so far £1,000.42 has been spent.
Food bank so far
29/04/2020 £500.12
21/05/2020 £500.30 Total £1,000.42

This is the full position of the Grants budget

GrantsTotal agreed£35,000.00
Food bank£5,000.00£27,300.00
Covid-19 Family Packs£556.80£26,743.20
Covid Group£120.00£26,623.20

Financial implications

Total grant budget   £35,000

Remaining                £26,623.20

Report author:          Sally Jones

Report Date:               12th Jun 2020

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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