Decision details

Strategic Grants - confidential appendix

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Councillors raised a number of queries and the External Development & Events Manager responded and provided points of clarification where necessary.


The officer and Strategic Grants Panel were thanked by the committee for their work on this.


Councillors were informed there were three options available to them:


Option 1 – To accept the nominations of the Strategic Grants Panel (recommended).

Option 2 – To not accept the recommendations of the Strategic Grants Panel

Option 3 – To amend the recommendations of the Strategic Grants Panel.


Option 1 was proposed, seconded and when put to a vote unanimously agreed.


RESOLVED – That Option 1 – to accept the recommendations for the Strategic Grants Panel that the key priorities for the Strategic Grants 2020 are:

·        Alleviating deprivation across district residents

·        Contributing to the good health and wellbeing for all district residents.

·        Increasing opportunities for young people within the district


and that the supporting principles for the Strategic Grants 2020 are:

·        User led service design and effective engagement that promotes involvement at a grass roots level.

·        Prevention based activities that address negative issues before they escalate in scale and scope.

·        Developing the core life skills of all residents within the district.

·        Financially sustainable projects and services.

·        Sharing learning with other local organisations.

·        Encouraging community engagement and social cohesion (across the district).

·        Delivering environmentally sustainable projects where practical.


Record of voting


For the proposal (10) Baker, Butcher, Clark, Carnac, Cornell, Dawkins, Flack, Maslin, Sole, I Stockley.

Against/absent/abstained (0)


Reason for the decision: The decision provides the grants programme with an appropriate level of focus.  The supporting principles to the grants programme assist in ensuring the quality and effectiveness of the projects and services funded through the programme.

Publication date: 02/10/2019

Date of decision: 25/09/2019

Decided at meeting: 25/09/2019 - Community Committee

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