Grants

The Town Council receives many applications that meet all of the grant criteria: it regrets that it cannot award grants to all of the very good events and organisations that it would wish to fund.

Grant funding from public funds is discretionary. No organisation or event is entitled to receive funds and applications which do not meet the grant criteria will not be funded.

Please use this link to view the Criteria for the Awarding of Grants. (please note the criteria are currently being reviewed and will be taken to the 25th September 2017 Finance and General Purposes Committee for final approval. Applications submitted before this deadline will need to ensure they are compliant with the new grant criteria.)

Organisations that do not show a willingness to work positively with the Town Council (or other stakeholders) are not likely to be able to demonstrate that they fulfill the grant criterion requiring them to be “open, honest and fair in their dealings with all stakeholders” and will therefore not be entitled to a grant.

Town Council Grants for Organisations
Broadstairs and St Peter's Town Council is funded from the precept charged to residents of Broadstairs and St. Peter's and therefore only allocates grants that benefit the parish. The Town Council policy for for the awarding of grants is based on the principle of promoting partnerships which encourage and enable local organisations to deliver projects that benefit the residents and promote Broadstairs and St. Peter's.

Event Sponsorship Funding
In addition, funds are available for Events taking place in Broadstairs & St. Peter's.

Please use the following links to view the Organisation Grant and Event Sponsorship Form and the Grant Monitoring Form - Events Only.

Application Process: Organisation Grant and Event Sponsorship Funding
To avoid disappointment, please make sure that you are eligible to apply before filling in the form. Read the grant criteria and follow the instructions on the grant application form. Download and print the form, then email the completed form and the documents required to town.clerk@broadstairs.gov.uk. If this is not possible for any reason, please call the office to make an alternative arrangement.

The grant-making timetable for events and activities in the civic year 2017-2018 is set out below.

Midday on Friday 10th November 2017: the deadline for all applications. Late applications will NOT be considered unless there are exceptional reasons: see the grant criteria
Evening meeting 27th November 2017: the Leisure and Tourism Sub-Committee considers event and organisation grant applications in detail, and makes in-principle decisions
29th January 2018: the Finance and General Purposes Committee makes the final decisions on the award of event and organisation grants
Reserve date to be confirmed for final decisions on the award of event and organisation grants (for example, decisions may be delayed if formal confirmation from Thanet District Council that event grant money will be distributed via the Town Council for 2017-2018 has been received after 23rd January 2018)
April 2018: distribution of grant cheques to successful applicants