youth club receives funding boost from council
youth club in Burnham-On-Sea has received a financial boost of
more than £3,400 from the county council.
a dozen Somerset youth clubs have been boosted with grant funding
from Somerset County Council.
Fourteen youth clubs from across the county will receive a share
of £35,000 to help run popular sessions for young people.
The County Council grants are matched by over £81,000 in
locally raised funding and hundreds of hours in volunteers
time all for the benefit of Somersets young people.
Burnham, £3,484 has been given to Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge
Town Council towards staffing costs to continue their weekly youth
club, which takes place after school on Tuesdays at the town's
Frances Nicholson, Somerset County Councils Cabinet Member
for Children and Families, told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "I am
pleased that we have been able to support our communities with
these grants, which are a top-up to the funds they have already
worked hard to raise locally."
of these projects are heavily reliant on the generosity and dedication
of volunteers. Id like to thank them for everything they
do, and I hope the grant funding helps ensure these projects continue
benefiting the young people of Somerset in the future."
of the projects bid for the grants and met certain criteria. Each
application was assessed by a grant panel against the criteria
and the value for money offered by the proposal. More information
and application forms are online here.
Burnham Youth Club members using the facilities