of grant funding available to village halls in the Burnham area
to £40,000 of funding is available to village halls across
the Burnham-On-Sea area thanks to a Sedgemoor District Council
Village Hall Grant Scheme is open for applications for projects
that are of a capital nature that will improve the use of the
building and enhance sustainability, for example by improving
energy efficiency to reduce on-going running costs.
Halls can apply for up to a maximum of £10,000 including
any non-recoverable VAT or up to 50% of total project costs -
whichever is the lesser.
will be given to those halls which have not received funding from
the Village Halls Grant Scheme in the last five years.
hall committees or a constituted voluntary steering group can
apply for funds subject to further criteria.
must be received by Sedgemoor District Council no later than Friday
3rd July 2015 and applicants will be informed whether their application
has been successful by 20th July.
project must be commenced and the first grant claim submitted
by 31st March 2016. Projects must be completed and the final grant
claim made by 1st April 2018.
forms, detailed criteria and guidance notes are available from
www.sedgemoor.gov.uk/grants, by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
or calling 01278 435435.
year, over £33,000 was awarded by the council to four village
halls across Sedgemoor through the scheme to improve facilities.