Grants, Donations and Mayor’s Civic Award2020-03-13T11:48:16+00:00

Lydney Town Council Grants, Donations  & The Mayor’s Civic Award Scheme

What is the Grants Fund?

Every year Lydney Town Council sets aside money within the budget for the Grants Fund, aimed to benefit people and projects local to the Parish of Lydney.

Applications will be considered for financial assistance towards a specific project, item or activity from community associations, cultural, educational, sporting and charitable organisations, which are non-commercial and whose membership and field of activities are located within the Parish.

Who can apply?

Any not-for-profit group operating for the benefit of the community of Lydney. This is provided that you have a constitution or set of rules and a bank account with at least two signatories.

What will not be funded?

  • Activities that are part of statutory obligations.
  • Loan repayments.
  • Retrospective applications where the activity or project has already been carried out (unless Council notified in advance).
  • Religious or political activities unless unrestricted community benefit can be demonstrated.

How do we apply?

You can contact Lydney Town Council for an application form, or alternatively you can download the form below:

Grants Fund Application Form and Guidance Notes (246.7 KiB)

The Mayor’s Civic Award Scheme

Each year the Mayor awards a Grant of £200 to a young person who has demonstrated outstanding ability and who would benefit from financial assistance to help them progress in their chosen sport or art.

To find out more or to apply you can contact Lydney Town Council for an application form, or alternatively you can download the form below:

Mayor's Civic Award Scheme (211.5 KiB)

Mayor’s Civic Award – Recipient 2018/2019

Amelia Howells Accepting Civic AwardAmelia Howells

Amelia (known as Millie) has been selected as one of 45 Scouts from Gloucestershire to join 4,000 Scouts representing the UK at the 24th World Scout Jamboree in West Virginia in the Summer of 2019. Millie will join over 40,000 other young people from over 169 countries and territories across the world. The experience will allow Millie to develop her knowledge and understanding of different cultures around the world whilst learning new, interesting and useful skills she can use on her return to the UK.

Millie has had to raise £4,000 to attend the World Scout Jamboree; a sum from this amount will go to Scouts in third world countries so they are also able to take part in this amazing opportunity. In order to achieve her target Millie has participated in numerous bag packing days, quiz nights, race nights, a fashion show, litter picks, community fun days to name but a few events and we are delighted that the Mayor’s Civic Award for 2018-2019 will help Millie to achieve her target.

Donations

Applicants who do not meet the Grants Policy Criteria may still apply twice a year for a donation from the Council

How do we apply?

You can contact Lydney Town Council for an application form, or alternatively you can download the form below.

Lydney Town Council's Donation Policy (104.5 KiB)

List of Grants/Donations provided to date in 2019/2020 Financial Year

Grants awarded in Financial Year 2019-20 (9.2 KiB)