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1.0 Summary

This document covers the Policy and Procedure applicable to grants allocated by Monk Fryston Parish Council. There are a number of Grants that the Parish council is empowered to give and/or manage.  The parish council will review the requirement for grant provision during the compilation of the budget and setting of the annual precept.  Subject to operating conditions the funding will be made available in line with the appropriate legislation.

2.0 Guidelines

Applications must be submitted using the form in appendix A (link)

Applications for must be submitted by the cut off dates - 31st March (Tranche 1) and 30th September (Tranche 2)

Applications up to £250 will be considered.

Where no applications have been received by the cut-off date then applications above £250 will be considered.

Where the request for grant is for the full amount then the Parish Council will consider fulfilling the requirements of the application as a Parish Council ‘Project’

The Parish Council will review the application on its merits and award all or part of the grant in line with the appropriate legislation.

The Parish Council will release the grant on the production of an invoice or provide the equipment / service as detailed in the grant application where the Parish Council agrees to undertake the grant application as a Parish Council Project.

No grant will be given above the value of the Grant budget set by the Parish Council

Only one grant application per tranche period will be considered from any organisation or group.

The Parish Councils decision on the allocation of grants is final

The Parish Council reserve the right to withdraw part or the entire grant budget depending on current Parish Council Priorities.

Where a grant has been allocated as S106 monies then this will be issued to the Parish Council by the appropriate authority.

The monies shall be released by the Parish Council on the production of an invoice.  

Where the S106 grant is for the full project requirement then the Parish Council may consider taking this on as a project before the application to the appropriate authority is made.

3.0 Role of the Parish Council

The Parish Council will consider all applications in accordance with the appropriate legislation.

The Parish Council will convene a committee meeting of at least 3 members to consider all applications.

This meeting will occur as soon as possible after the last submission date for each tranche.

Where the application is outside the tranche period then the application will be considered at the next Full Parish Council meeting.

The parish council will decide whether to award :-


o The full value of grant applied for as detailed on the request

o Part of the value of the grant applied for as detailed on the request

o To undertake the full request as a Parish Council ‘Project’



Parish Council Grants