Community Grant Applications

Each financial year, Kenilworth Town Council makes a provision in the budget for Grants and Funding to be awarded to local groups and organisations to assist with specific projects.

If you wish to apply for a Grant then please read our Project Support Grant Criteria to ensure you are eligible.  If your project meets our criteria, please download the Application Form using the link at the bottom of this page and send the completed form to the address given at the bottom of the document.

Please submit your application and accompanying documents by the following dates:

  • 21 May 2018
  • 2 July 2018
  • 24 Sept 2018
  • 3 Dec 2018
  • 10 Jan 2109

Kenilworth Town Council reserve the right to request additional financial documentation/ evidence in support of applications.

Applicants should note the following, which form part of the Standing Orders

i. Project grants are divided into Minor (£500 and below) and Major categories.

ii. All bids must be for a specified project, or element of a project.

iii. Grants must (unless deferral is agreed in writing by the Council) be committed by the applicant within the financial year that they are granted and are not to be utilized as any form of financial reserve.

iv. Subject to the provisions of the Local Government Act 1972, Section 137A, within a period of 12 months beginning on the date on which the assistance was provided a written statement is to be submitted by the applicant confirming the usage to which the amount allocated has been put.

v. Retrospective applications are not normally considered.

vi. All grants applications are to be submitted to the Finance Committee for consideration, who will normally arrange an interview or otherwise consult with the applicant(s) for each Major Grant. Unless the application is withdrawn, after these deliberations are completed the Finance Committee is to make a recommendation to the Town Council concerning each application, including (if appropriate) the level of grant recommended.

An interview is required for those applying for major grants – download our guidance notes. (Word document)

Download Project Support Grant Criteria

Download Grant Application From (Word Document)