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Wealden Community Grants Awarded in this Financial Year

Wealden's Community Grants Programme 2019/20 received a large number of high quality applications, which will ensure that the budget is spent in the best possible way; supporting the valuable work of the third sector. (Some Service Level Agreement funding was allocated in previous years). 

Community Grants awarded by the Community and Regeneration department

Small grants awarded in this financial year
Organisation Project Award Award Period Award Date Registration Number

2nd Willingdon Scouts

Towards camping equipment.

£500

01/04/19 – 31/03/20

01/04/19

 

Community Stuff

Costs towards activity sessions during school holidays which will take place in 3 outdoor venues at Hailsham, Polegate and Pevensey.

£2,000

01/04/19 - 31/03/20

01/04/19

 CIC 09740592

Culture Shift

Two arts workshops and events for disabled adults, their families and carers relating to personal safety.

£2,000

01/04/19 - 31/3/20

01/04/19

 CIC 01176997

Dementia Support East Sussex

Towards costs for this dementia singing group at day centres and care homes in different towns and villages of the District.

£2,000

01/04/19 - 31/3/20

01/04/19

 

Ditch the Slippers

Transport and tutor costs (music, yoga and games facilitator) for this older people's group in Crowborough.

£1,000

01/04/19 - 31/3/20

01/04/19

 

Eastbourne and South Wealden MS Society

Hall hire for a new Hailsham yoga group for people with MS and their carers. This organisation provides yoga, coffee groups, crafts, lunch clubs and a men's group in various locations, as well as specialist nursing sessions.

£700

01/04/19 - 31/3/20

01/04/19

 Charity No 1139257

Hailsham Festival 

Costs towards this successful arts festival which involves a large number of organisations and people.

£500

01/04/19 - 31/3/20

01/04/19

 

Heathfield Silver Band

Music tuition costs for young people to encourage more to join the band.

£500

01/04/19 - 31/3/20

01/04/19

Charity No 273068

Hellingly Hound Dogs

Equipment for this American football club which started in 2016.

£500

01/04/19 - 31/3/20

01/04/19

 

Isfield Youth Dogs

Hall hire and equipment for this new club which offers a wide range of activities for young people.

£1,000 

01/04/19 - 31/3/20

01/04/19

 

Jarvis Brook Juniors Football Club

Portable goal set and mini goals for this club which has a large number of boys and girls between 4 - 18 playing.

£2,000 

01/04/19 - 31/3/20

01/04/19

CIO 1168555

Stoolball England

Equipment, venue hire and coaching costs for a project to deliver walking stoolball in Uckfield and to train secondary school students in Heathfield and Hailsham to become leaders. 

£2,000

01/04/19 - 31/3/20

01/04/19

 

The Children's Respite Trust

Core costs and supplies for care sessions for children with disabilities at the new centre in Uckfield.

£2,000

01/04/19 - 31/3/20

01/04/19

Charity No 1140277

Wadhurst Culture

Costs towards a series of community arts events to celebrate Wadhurst Woodlands.

£800

01/04/19 - 31/3/20

01/04/19

CIO 1154252

Warbleton Brass Band

Help with instrument costs for new recruits of this band to ensure that those with lower incomes can play.

£1,000 

01/04/19 - 31/3/20

01/04/19

 

Total Small Grant Awards

£18,500      

Capital grants awarded in this financial year
Organisation Project Award Award Period Award Date Registration Number

All Saints Danehill with Chelwood Gate Church Project

Part of a large project to provide a community space in Chelwood Gate which includes extending the kitchen, meeting space and disabled access and toilet and baby changing.

 £9,000

01/04/19 - 31/3/20

01/04/19

 Charity No 1145025

Bells Yew Green Cricket Club

Towards refurbishment of cricket nets at this successful club which has men and women players. 

£5,500 

01/04/19 - 31/3/20

01/04/19

 

Heathfield Rugby Football Club

Help with an irrigation system, which is a small part of huge improvements at this club which has four female teams and a huge age range of players.

 £7,500

01/04/19 - 31/3/20

01/04/19

 

Maresfield Lawn Tennis Club

Part of very large project to improve facilities, including providing better disabled access.

 £7,500

01/04/19 -  31/3/20

01/04/19

Charity No 1116960

St Wilfrid's Church Hall, Pevensey

Costs towards making the toilet accessible, which is part of a large project to make the hall properly disabled accessible, provide insulation, heating and floor upgrade, and make it fit for purpose.

£7,500 

01/04/19 - 31/3/20

01/04/19

 

Vert Woods, Laughton

Towards composting toilets for this 171 acre woodland which runs events and works with a wide range of partners for community and environmental benefit. 

 £2,000

01/04/19 -  31/3/20

01/04/19

CBS 7505

Wannock Village Hall

Toilet refurbishment at this well-used village hall.

 £2,000

01/04/19 - 31/3/20

01/04/19

Charity No 245075

Willingdon Cricket Club

Towards new cricket nets which will be much quicker to erect and take down, and make a huge difference to the club.

 £9,000

01/04/19 - 31/3/20

01/04/19


Total Capital Grant Awards  £50,000      

Company no. 3677361

Company No 6032000. Charity No 1120494
Organisation Project Award Award Period Award Date Registration Number
Service level agreements made for spending during this financial year

Clued Up

Young people's advice / information shop in Crowborough giving excellent support to people in difficult circumstances. 

£14,000

01/04/19 - 31/3/22

01/04/19

Charity No 1093802

Cuckmere Community Buses

Community transport provider in the south of the District.

£5,500

01/04/19 - 31/3/22

01/04/19

 

East Sussex Hearing Resource Centre

Support to families with British Sign Language (BSL) and peer support in Uckfield, Forest Row and Crowborough. .

£4,000

01/04/19 - 31/03/22

01/04/19

 Charity No 1101140

Company No 04716514

EDEAL (Eastbourne and District Enterprise Agency Ltd)

Business advice and support including the delivery of start-up workshops, business clinics and training across the District. 

 £8,000

01/04/19 - 31/03/22

01/04/19

Company No 03938207

ESAB (East Sussex Association for the Blind and Partially Sighted People)

Support towards social groups and home visiting for blind and partially sighted people .

£2,800

01/04/19 - 31/03/22

01/04/19

 

Charity No 209535

 

Company No 363004

 

Heathfield Partnership Wealden Works

Project supporting NEETS (not in employment, education or training) in Heathfield and other parts of the District. 

£7,000

01/04/19 - 31/03/22

01/04/19

Charity No 1097521

Company No 4350359

High Weald AONB Unit

The High Weald AONB unit carries out management functions which Wealden District Council has a statutory duty to provide.

 £7,200

01/04/19 - 31/03/22

01/04/19

 

Homestart

Volunteer home visiting service for families in difficult circumstances which gives practical support to vulnerable families.

 £9,000

01/04/19 - 31/03/22

01/04/19

 

Charity No 1108855

 

Company No 5368531

 

North Wealden Community Transport (NWCT)

Community transport provider in the north of the District.

 £5,500

01/04/19 - 31/03/22

01/04/19

Charity No 1126292

 

Company No 6438248

 

3VA

Local CVS providing practical support to the 3rd Sector including a wide range of services.

£15,000 

01/04/18 - 31/03/21

01/04/18

Charity No 1096788

Company No 4637252

Care for the Carers

Towards the cost of delivering activities for carers, identified by partners and prioritising those who have not benefited before. 

 £4,000

01/04/18 - 31/03/21

01/04/18

 

Charity No 1074906

Company No 3677361

 

Conservators of Ashdown Forest

Managing and maintaining the forest including education and training, crime and anti-social behaviour.

£10,000

01/04/18 - 31/03/21

01/04/18

 

Non profit organisation governed by an Act of Parliament

People Matter

Employment support, training and coaching for long term unemployed and vulnerable people in Uckfield, Heathfield and Hailsham.

£7,000

01/04/18 - 31/03/21

01/04/18

Charity No 1062467

 

Company No 3360047

Wealden Citizens' Advice Bureau

Providing advice services, including debt advice to the public in Crowborough, Hailsham and Uckfield.

£165,000

01/04/18 - 31/03/21

01/04/18

Charity No 1090666

Company No 04287877

 Applause - rural touring theatre performances  Rural touring project which brings theatrical productions to venues such as pubs and communities which don't have many artistic opportunities. The economic benefits are good and productions are accessible in terms of appeal and rural locations.  £3,000 01/04/19 - 31/03/20  01/04/19  Company No 954753  
 SASBAH Providing support, activities, volunteering and skills to people with spina bifida and hydrocephalus, as well as other disabled people in the District.  £4,000 01/04/19  - 31/03/20  01/04/19  Charity No 1175032  
   Total SLAs  £271,000