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Council grant aid deadline is looming

Charlotte Booth

Charlotte Booth

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THE Newbury Town Council Grant Aid application deadline is looming and charities and organisations that benefit the residents of Newbury are encouraged to apply. 

The total grant fund available is £20,000, of which £10,000 is specifically for projects involving young people. The Good Exchange has agreed to match-fund all the grants, making the total available £40,000.

To apply, register with The Good Exchange at https://thegoodexchange.com  and complete the grant application process by May 31. The council’s criteria for grant funding can be found on its 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 the YMCA cafés in the Waterside Centre and Riverside Centre and £500 to the Carnarvon Place Gardening Club. 

The town council grant sub-committee will meet on June 26 to consider the applications.

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