Decision details

Request for Grant Award for Homewise

Decision Maker: Health and Housing

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The Director of Economic Development and Planning submitted a report requesting members to consider a quarterly grant payment to Homewise towards provision of a home improvement service in the borough.


Members were reminded that amongst other things:

·         Homewise is a Registered Charity, dedicated to improving the homes and quality of life of older and disabled people.

·         They provide advice, support, and assistance to elderly, disabled and vulnerable people.

·         Their aim is to help people to remain warm, safe and secure in their home. 

The report noted that:

·         In 2019 Homewise entered into a Grant Agreement with the Council.

·         The agreement was not entered into in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

·         A grant payment of £5,760 to Homewise is included in the Council’s annual budget.

·         Homewise send an invoice to the Council at the end of each quarter which includes details of the activities undertaken within the Borough during the quarter.




Subject to completion of a grant agreement, approved payment of a grant for up to £5,760 to Homewise to be paid quarterly following receipt of an invoice.


Publication date: 02/09/2021

Date of decision: 02/09/2021

Decided at meeting: 02/09/2021 - Health and Housing

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