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Councillors' Community Grant Scheme

Councillors' Community Grant Scheme

Community Grant Scheme

What is the scheme?

The community grants scheme allows organisations and groups to apply for funding to support local projects and initiatives that will benefit the people of Braintree District. Each ward Councillor has a maximum of £1,500 to give to local organisations. Ward councillors can pool their budgets to joint fund projects within the ward.

What could the funding for projects include; 

  • building improvements,
  • playground equipment
  • vehicle purchases
  • recreation facilities
  • IT equipment
  • sports equipment
  • events costs
  • energy efficient measures.

How to apply?

To apply for funding you must contact your ward Councillor to discuss your project proposal. 

For more information read our guidance booklet.