Decision details

Voluntary Organisation Grants 2022/23

Decision Maker: Policy and Finance

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The Director of Resources submitted a report asking Committee to approve the allocation of voluntary organisation grants for 2023/24. 


The Director of Resources outlined the Scheme to Committee and the recommendations of the Voluntary Organisation Grants member working group after having considered the applications made.


It was noted that, after considering the applications, the working group made the following specific suggestions:


a) That recommended payments of grants is subject to the applicants providing any outstanding supporting documentation that is required per the grant scheme criteria;


b) That Bowland Pennine Mountain Rescue Team be invited to give a presentation to Policy and Finance Committee later on in the financial year concerning how the group has benefitted from the grant funds


c) That a review is carried out after six months that asks Citizen’s Advice Rossendale and Hyndburn to provide some further details as to their face-to-face meetings in the Ribble Valley.



Approve the allocation of grants as proposed by the Voluntary Organisation Grants Working Group as set out in Annex 2 to the Report, totalling £51,750.


Councillors S Bibby and S Hore returned to the meeting.

Report author: Averil Crowther

Publication date: 14/04/2023

Date of decision: 28/03/2023

Decided at meeting: 28/03/2023 - Policy and Finance

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