Council grants enable organisations, voluntary groups and individuals access to funding to support projects, activities, educational experiences, new opportunities and innovations which benefit Biddulph residents.
The Council’s current priorities for funding are:
- Young people (aged 13-19)
- People at risk of loneliness and isolation
- Opportunities providing educational experiences
- Provision to improve social welfare and community cohesion
Biddulph Town Council operates two grant schemes throughout the year:
1) Town Council Grants Scheme
2) Town Councillors’ Community Grants Fund
Grants are allocated at the discretion of the Council and in accordance with the agreed strategic objectives.
The Policy that details the distribution of grant funding can be found here: Grants Policy.
We recommend applicants thoroughly read the Grants Policy before making an application and contact us if you need advice.
Town Council Grants Scheme
Grants are allocated in June each year. Applications are welcome for grants between £30 and £2,000. Applications may be submitted at any time, those received by May are considered for grant allocation in June the following year. Larger amounts may be considered in exceptional circumstances. Only one application will be considered per organisation.
Grants Scheme Evaluation
Biddulph Town Council monitors the success and impact of every grant awarded. It’s from evaluations that we learn about how successful projects have been. This knowledge helps us to be accountable and to consistently improve our grant-making process.
If you received a grant in 2020-21, please complete an Evaluation Form by Friday 28 May 2021: Grant evaluation form 2020-21
The application form for 2021-22 is here: Grant Application form 2021-22
Please complete applications by Friday 11 June 2021.
A summary of grants awarded in 2019-20 and details of these applications can be found here: 2019-20 Grant Recipients
Town Councillors’ Community Grants Fund
Town Councillors may receive grant applications for up to £250 each. Applications should be submitted between August and January each year. A number of Councillors’ may combine their allocations to create a larger award. The scheme is currently closed.
If you received a grant in 2020-21, please complete an Evaluation Form by Friday 20 August 2021: Grant evaluation form 2020-21
Download your application or evaluation form, save and complete it in Microsoft Word and either email it to us or print it off and post or drop it into the Town Hall.