Each Community Council is entitled to a yearly (financial year) Administration Grant. The grant is made up of a fixed base rate plus additional amounts according to the maximum number of
Community Councillors each Community Council can have.
Prior to payment of the Administration Grant each year, an Administration Grant Request Form will be issued for completion; the Administration Grant will then be paid out after the Community
Council has submitted this Request Form together with their AGM Minutes and independently examined and signed Annual Accounts. If not submitted the Grant will not be paid.
The Grant will be paid with deductions for Insurance including Public Liability, Employers’ Liability and Trustees’ Liability, and if appropriate, Assets Insurance (not every Community Council owns
The admin grant is restricted funding and can only be used for the following:
The Administration Grant is not provided to cover honoraria, donations or gifts to individuals or other community organisations. No part of the Grant should be passed to any other organisation
except in payment of goods or services received.
If the Administration Grant has not been spent in full, on permitted costs, by the end of the financial year, your Community Council may be asked to repay their underspend or the following year’s grant
may be reduced.