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Cyngor Tref Aberystwyth Town Council

 

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About Aberystwyth Town Council grants

 

 

Aberystwyth Town Council grants are made for the benefit of people and projects local to Aberystwyth.  The maximum figure payable for grants will be £5000

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 Grant Applications 2020

Cyngor Tref Aberystwyth Town Council

Grant Applications  2020

 

Ymgeisydd

APPLICANT

Am ariannu …

FUNDING FOR…

Y swm a ofynnir amdano

AMOUNT

REQUESTED

Cyfanswm

TOTAL PROJECT COST

 

Cynilion

SAVINGS / RESERVES

Cefnogaeth arall +

OTHER SUPPORT + SHORTFALL

Wedi cefnogi?

PREVIOUS SUPPORT

Grant?

1

Blood Bikes Wales

Operate and run the service ie service costs for 2 motorbikes eg fuel, tyres and safety equipment

 

£5,000

£30,000

 

Fundraising events: BBQ’s, quiz, supermarket

collections and sponsorship

NO

 

2

Aberystwyth Friendship Group

Upkeep and maintenance of 2 flower tubs in the station

 

£120.00

£120.00

£1345.00

Volunteer time

YES

 

3

St Paul’s Methodist Centre

Kitchen refurbishment – install commercial kitchen

 

£5,000

£71,000

£20,214

Volunteer time

YES

 

4

Gerddi Ffynnon Social Club

 

Trips

£500

£1,500

£239.00

Coffee mornings, Bonus ball and a

Jumble sale

YES

 

5

Aber Food Surplus

75% of ECO Food Sharing Hub and Community Fridge rent for 9 months (May 2020 to Jan 2021) (£3645);

Laptop (£500)

I pad (£300)

 

£4445

£5660

2583.64

Fund raising and Pay as you Feel food events + in kind volunteer contributions

YES

 

6

Aberystwyth Hindu Cultural Society (AHCS

Social and cultural group to spread values of Hindu culture -

Cultural events, teaching classes

 

£2000

£5500

259.51

In kind contributions

YES

 

7

Seindorf Arian Aberystwyth Silver Band

 

Brass Extravaganza 2021

£2000

£6500

£11,618

Band funds

YES

 

8

Aberystwyth & District Allotment Association

Celebrate 30th anniversary by purchasing a timber log cabin to be an information/learning centre to support educational and social activities

 

£4200

£4200

£413.64

Member donations and voluntary work to finish and furnish the log cabin

NO

 

9

The Friends of Ceredigion Museum Association

Encouraging Curiosity -

Creating a learning and community engagement space at the Museum

 

£4283

£93,305

£36,705

Application to MALD (Museums Archives and Libraries Division of WG)

And £5000 from CCC subject to the above grant

YES

 

10

Aberystwyth & District Stroke Club

 

Hire of adapted coach for summer holiday trip

 

£2000

Varies but could be £3000+

£8,950

Fund raising – whist drives, raffles, etc

NO

 

11

Clwb Criced Aberystwyth Cricket Club

 

Club car park

£4000

£6-7000

£21,589

Club funds

YES (1995)

 

12

Parc Natur Penglais Support Group

 

Pay for 3 supervised work days (contractor fee, student group donation, contingency and £50 room hire costs)

 

£800

£800

£131.46

Volunteer time (approx. worth £1500)

YES

 

13

An application by an individual

Pipes and Wires -Ceredigion: Organiser and organising costs for an event in Aberystwyth, developing school resources (including film) to raise awareness of the pipes and wires in and out of our houses. 

£5000

£6444

-

Voluntary time approx. 50%

NO

 

14

CAB

Maintain free, appointment based, advice service in Aberystwyth

 

£5000

£21,900

£332,659

Volunteer time (approx. £26,290 for Aberystwyth) and funding from Trusts and other Councils in Ceredigion

 

YES

 

15

Aberystwyth 50+ Forum

 

 

 

 

Room hire, speakers and trips

£400

£3,500

£2189.12

Entrance fee/coffee and raffle £150 annually

 

Volunteer time

 

YES

 

 

16

Parêd Gwyl Dewi

 

Organise event and activities 2021

£1200

£3000

£500

Grants and sponsorship

YES

 

 

International Partnerships

 

2019

Report provided

 

 

Partneriaeth Esquel Partnership

 

£1500

Yes

 

Partneriaeth St Brieuc partnership

 

£1500

Town Council supporting capacity building

 

 

Aberystwyth Kronberg Twinning

 

£1500

Yes

 

Partneriaeth Arklow Partnership

 

£1500

No

 

Cyfeillgarwch Yosano Friendship

 

£750

Yes

 

 

Applications will be considered for financial assistance towards a specific project or activity from community associations, cultural, educational, sporting and charitable organisations, which are non-commercial and whose membership and field of activity is based within the council boundary for the Town of Aberystwyth. 

 

The scheme provides start-up grants for new organisations as well as grants to existing organisations.

 

Any group awarded a grant of £5,000 may be allocated a Council Member to act as an observer at the group’s meetings and link with the Council.

 

 

When considering your application

 

 

We will look at:

 

 

Groups working with young people and/or vulnerable adults will be required to have protection policies in place and all staff are to have valid police checks.  Applicants will also be expected to demonstrate that they have adequate public liability insurance for their activities. 

 

Please do not hesitate to contact the Town Clerk if you would like to talk through the application form before completing it.

 

 

When to apply

 


 

Grants are offered annually in April. 

 

All applications must be received at the Town Council Office by 1 April.

 

Late applications will not be accepted.

 

 

Who can apply

 

 

The Council is prevented by statute from giving financial assistance to individuals. 

 

You can apply if:

 

 

New groups

 

Applications from new groups are welcome.  We will need to know:

 

 

As a new group, you may not be able to provide a set of annual accounts, however, we would need to see bank statements and an estimate of your income and expenditure for your first year.

 

Branches

 

If you are a branch of a larger organisation you must have:

 

 

Individuals

 

Individuals wishing to run projects that would be of benefit to the community are eligible to apply if the following criteria/conditions are met:

 

 

 

The amount that can be applied for

 

 

The maximum figure payable for grants will be £5,000. 

 

An applicant applying for more than £2,000 must provide evidence in the form of a business plan and financial forecasts.

  

 

What will not be funded

 

 

Grants will not be provided for:

 

 

 

A grant may have to be repaid

 

 

The grant will have to be repaid if:

 

 

Anyone found to be acting dishonestly in making the application, or spending the grant, will be reported to the police and the Council will press for prosecution.

 

 

Data Protection and Freedom of Information

 


 

In signing the application form, you give permission for Aberystwyth Town Council to use the information that you provide for:

 

 

We aim to make our grant making and assessment process as open and clear as possible.  To achieve this aim we may:

 

 

However, we would always want to respect the confidentiality of information provided and would judge on a case-by-case basis what would be appropriate to reveal.

 

We recognise the need to maintain the confidentiality of vulnerable groups and individuals, and their details will not be made public in any way, except as required by law.  If you think your application falls within this category, please let us know.

 

 

 

Terms and conditions

 

 

Please read carefully as it is a condition of any application that you have read, understood and accepted the Terms and Conditions.

 

 

The information in these notes could change from time to time.  Policy and regulations on distributing funds may also change.  We reserve the right to amend any policy, procedures and assessment criteria and will aim to inform actual or possible beneficiaries.

 

The application form does not necessarily reflect all the information used by the Committee to decide on applications.  The Committee may seek additional information to check your application and organisation.

 

Send your completed application form to:

 

 

The Town Clerk

Aberystwyth Town Council

11 Baker Street

Aberystwyth

Ceredigion

SY23 2BJ

 

01970 624761  

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Revised February 2020

Grants Awarded

Grants Awarded  

2012-2020

 

 

 

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

Aberystwyth Bowling Club (Plascrug)

 

350

250

250

 

200

 

350

300

 

Aberystwyth Carnival

 

 

5000

5000

 

4000

 4000

 

 

 

Aberystwyth Choral Society

 

 

250

100

 

 

250

 

 

 

Aberystwyth Cricket Club

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Aberystwyth & District

Allotment Association

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Aber & District

Evening Cricket League

 

350

250

 

 

150

150

200

80

 

Aberystwyth & District

Stroke Club

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Aberystwyth 50+ Forum

 

 

 

 

 

200

200

 

 

 

Aber Food Surplus

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4510

 

Aberystwyth Football Club

 

 

 

 

 

 

1948

 

 

 

Aberystwyth Friendship Group

 

 

 

 

 

300

200

125

120

 

Aberystwyth Hindu Cultural Society (AHCS)

 

 

 

 

 

 

1000

1000

500

 

Aber LGBT

 

 

500

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Aberystwyth Round Table

 

250

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Aberystwyth Scouts 3rd

 

 

250

250

 

 

 

 

 

 

Aberystwyth Sea Cadets

 

1000

500

 

 

1500

 

 

 

 

Aberystwyth Showtime Singers

 

 

 

 

 

 

250

 

250

 

Aberystwyth Silver Band

 

400

750

1000

 

2000

2000

2000

2000

 

Age Cymru Ceredigion

 

 

 

 

 

 

200

 

 

 

All in Swimming Club

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

500

 

 

Blood Bikes Wales

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Capel Bethel

 

 

5000

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Care Society

 

 

250

 

 

 

 

 

1500

 

Celf Ceredigion Art / Ceredigion Art Trail

 

 

 

 

 

500

 

 

 

 

Citizens Advice Bureau

 

 

5000

2000

 

2500

 

4000

2250

 

Clear Insight Productions

 

 

300

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cor Gobaith

 

 

 

1000

 

 

 

 

200

 

Cwmni Theatr Arad Goch (Hen Linell Bell)

 

 

 

 

 

 

1700

 

 

 

Do-Re-Mi

 

1000

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Eich Dewis Chi

 

 

1000

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Eisteddfod Calan Mai (Aberystwyth)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

225

 

 

Eisteddfod Genedlaethol

 

150

150

100

 

 

 

 

 

 

Eisteddfod Rhyngwladol Llangollen

 

 

100

50

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ffoto Aber

 

500

500

500

 

750

750

 

750

 

Friends of Ceredigion Museum Association

 

 

 

 

 

5000

5000

 

 

 

Gerddi Ffynnon Social Club

 

 

 

 

 

 

250

 

200

 

Gigs Cantre’r Gwaelod

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1800

800

 

Greener Aberystwyth Group

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

450

 

 

Gwanwyn Bach (Canolfan y Celfyddydau)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

200

 

Gweithgor Padarn Sant

 

 

 

 

 

200

 

 

 

 

Musicfest

 

 

250

 

 

 

1000

 

1000

 

Parc Natur Penglais Support Group

 

 

 

 

 

 

1620

1090

1340

 

Pared Gwyl Dewi

 

 

 

500

 

900

900

1000

1000

 

Parti Dawns Aelwyd Aberystwyth

 

 

 

 

 

 

800

600

 

 

Penparcau Forum

 

 

 

5000

 

3500

5000

5000

5000

 

Penparcau Scouts 2nd

 

 

 

 

 

 

500

 

500

 

Penparcau Senior Citizens Club

 

 

500

400

 

300

250

 

 

 

Penparcau (Min y Ddol) Sports & Social Club

 

 

500

 

 

 

 

 

200

 

Radio Aber

 

 

 

 

 

 

1000

 

800

 

Radio Bronglais

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1000

800

 

Ras yr Iaith

 

 

 

500

 

300

 

 

 

 

RAY Ceredigion

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

500

 

 

Rheidol Amenity Centre

 

 

 

500

 

 

 

 

 

 

Royal British Legion

 

400

250

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sea to Shore Festival

 

 

 

1850

 

1500

1500

1800

500

 

Seren

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sight Cymru

 

 

 

 

 

 

200

 

 

 

St Michael’s Church (The Well)

 

 

650

 

 

2000

 

 

 

 

St Paul’s Methodist Centre (pay as you feel café)

 

 

 

 

 

 

630

 

 

 

Traws Link Cymru

 

 

 

 

 

2500

500

 

 

 

Wales Air Ambulance

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2360

 

 

WASPI Ceredigion

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

200

 

Ysgol Gymraeg Aberystwyth PTA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yr Angor

250

 

 

 

 

1200