Thousands of pounds of grants money have been provisionally allocated to support groups and charities in the Uckfield area.
The money will come from Uckfield Town Council under its annual grants scheme.
Recommendations for the amounts listed below were made by the council’s finance sub committee which met on Wednesday (September 12).
Final grants agreement needed
Those figures will go to a meeting of the general purposes committee later in the year, whose members will make the final decision.
The recommended amounts are:
- Wealden Citizens’ Advice – £18,836
- Uckfield Volunteer Bureau (service level agreement) – £8,000
- Uckfield Festival Association – £4,000
- Uckfield Bonfire and Carnival Society – £4,000
- Uckfield FM – £2,500
- Uckfield College counselling service – £2,000
- Uckfield and District Preservation Society – £1,996
- Field First Responders £1,000
- Brighter Uckfield – £1,000
- 2530 ATC, Uckfield – £1,000
- Maresfield Lawn Tennis – £1,000
- Uckfield Theatre Guild – £800
- Family Support Work – £750
- Framfield and Blackboys Monday Club – £500
- Uckfield (Holy Cross) Choral Society – £500
- Uckfield Housebound and Friendship Club – £500
- Age Concern, Uckfield district – £500
- Manor Park and Hempstead Fields Residents’ Association – £475
- Uckfield and District Twinning Association – £450
- Uckfield Millennium Green Trust – £450
- Ditch the Slippers – £250
- New Town Action Group – £250
- Uckfield Royal British Legion – £210
- East Sussex Association of the Blind and Partially Sighted People – £200
- Tunbridge Wells and district Samaritans – £200
Grants will be paid after the start of the new financial year, in April 2019.
Uckfield Town Council is carrying out a review of its grants processes. Any changes are likely to be implemented from when the council advertises for applications during the summer of 2019.
Find local organisations in our Uckfield Directory