Agenda and minutes

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Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies

To receive any apologies for absence

Minutes:

Apologies were received from Councillor John Bowden.

2.

Declarations of Interest pdf icon PDF 131 KB

To receive any Declarations of Interest.

Minutes:

None.

3.

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To confirm the Part I Minutes of the previous meeting.

Minutes:

UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED: That the Part I minutes of the meeting of the Grants Panel held on 16 June 2016 be approved.

4.

Current Applications for Social Enterprise Funding

Minutes:

Members agreed with the Social Enterprise report’s recommendations and requested the Community Partnership Team work with the Press and Communications Team to promote Social Enterprise funding and projects more widely. The Panel also agreed that any future Social Enterprise grants be brought back to Panel for discussion before funding is awarded.

 

RESOLVED UNANIMOUSLY: That the Grants Panel:

 

i.              Award social enterprise funding to the value of £20,000 to 4Motion Dance Theatre.

ii.            Award £20,000 to Shirleys Way.

iii.           Award £17,500 to Adult Dyslexia Centre and;

iv.           Did not award funding to Scrumys at this time pending clarification of the owner’s intentions re establishing the business as a social enterprise.

 

5.

Council Funding for Local Organisations - Revenue Funding August 2016

Minutes:

Council Quarterly Funding For Local Organisations

 

The Panel considered the award of Council grants to local organisations for the relevant quarter and agreed that they be recorded in Part I.

 

Officers explained the process of monitoring groups and organisations that received funding from the Borough’s Grants Panel which helped to ensure the money awarded was spent properly.

 

Any new organisations applying for Grant Aid Funding will be asked for invoices and proof of spend.

 

RESOLVED UNANIMOUSLY: That:

 

i) the grants as detailed below be approved.

 

Revenue Grants

 

BUDGET:  £20,455

 

  Organisation

£

Maidenhead Heritage Trust

1,000

Windsor and Maidenhead Symphony Orchestra

750

Salvation Youth Trust*

0

Sequela Foundation*

0

SportsAble

250

* Salvation Youth Trust – decision on funding deferred to November 2016 Grants Panel in order for officers to find out more information regarding how the grant money will be spent and to ensure that any money awarded will not be used to fund other activities, particularly activities carried out abroad.

** Sequela Foundation – decision on funding deferred to November 2016 Grants Pants Panel so that officers can gather further information requested about what the funding will be spent on and the specific outcomes it will achieve.

 

 

 

6.

council funding for local organisations - Capital funding August 2016

Minutes:

Capital Grants

 

BUDGET: £4,131

 

Organisation

Description

£

FC Holyport

 

To go towards equipment required to expand training and football facilities for the club.

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