If you are involved with an organisation or charity that benefits the residents of Newbury, don’t miss your chance to apply for grant funding for a special project or core costs.
To apply you must register with The Good Exchange https://thegoodexchange.com and complete the grant application process by 31 May 2019. All applications for funding that are on the Good Exchange website by this date, and posted since 22 October 2018, will be considered if they fulfil the Town Council’s criteria. The Council’s criteria for grant funding can be found on our website https://www.newbury.gov.uk/contributions-and-grant-aid.php
In 2018 Newbury Town Council gave grants totalling £25,000 to 33 organisations, including £2,000 to West Berkshire Homeless, £1,200 to Wash Common Scout Group, £1,250 to each YMCA café in the Waterside Centre and Riverside Centre and £500 the Carnarvon Place Gardening Club. (The full list of grants awarded can be seen at https://www.newbury.gov.uk/contributions-and-grant-aid.php)
The Grant Sub-Committee of Newbury Town Council will meet on 26 June 2019 to consider the applications.
The total grant fund available is £20,000, of which £10,000 is specifically for projects involving young people. The Good Exchange has kindly agreed to match fund all the grants, making the total available £40,000.