Grant Awards History

 

- 2017/18 Grant Awards -

The Trustees met in November to consider grant applications for 2017/18.  It was agreed that £500 would be set aside for investment to refurbish and renew signage and equipment for next year’s Fete.  However, following the success of this year’s Fete and many private donations, we were able to make grants totalling almost £19,000 as follows:

Sports Association: £5,850 towards general maintenance of the recreation ground and bowling green and certain capital items.

Village Hall: £8,000 towards various repairs to the building and replacement and renewal of furnishings and equipment.

St Andrew’s Church Bellringers: £2,000 towards the historic church bells restoration project.

1st Much Hadham Scouts: £500 towards the cost of their equipment storage unit.

Vanguard Explorer Scout Unit: £500 towards camping equipment and the costs of nationwide explorer challenges.

Perry Green and Green Tye Preservation Society: £180 for a new Bain Marie.

Green Tye Players: £150 towards a new sound system.

Forge Museum: £250 towards the removal and relocation of the historic Doll Family Crest to the Forge.

Much Hadham Badminton Club: £180 for new badminton posts.

Ladies Badminton Group: £250 towards venue hire.

Much Hadham Baby & Toddler Group: £250 towards the cost of play equipment.

St Elizabeth’s Centre: £500 towards new equipment for recreational/educational purposes.

Afternoon Tea Club: £150 towards venue hire.

Sunday Lunch Club: £100 towards the cost of their Christmas lunch.

Much Hadham Fire Station: £126 for the annual servicing costs of the defibrillator at the fire station.

 

- 2016/17 Grant Awards -

The Trustees met in November to consider grant applications for 2016/17. First, it was agreed that £1,500 would be set aside for investment to refurbish and renew equipment for next year’s Fete and for additional website and social media activity. Then, following the success of this year’s Fete, private donations and the contribution of part of the surplus from the Queen’s Birthday Party, grants of £19,985 in total were allocated as follows:

Sports Association: £8,350 towards general maintenance of the recreation ground, replacement of the fencing between the car park and the recreation field and other capital items.

Village Hall: £8,000 towards various repairs to the building and replacement and renewal of furnishings and equipment.

Scouts: £750 towards a new equipment storage unit. 

Busy Weeks: £600 towards the development of a new website and venue hire.

Perry Green and Green Tye Preservation Society: £400 towards a new barbeque and gazebo.

Green Tye Players: £400 towards the purchase of stage lighting for the Mission Hall.

Forge Museum: £400 towards establishing an external power outlet for the hard standing area at the Forge. 

Baby and Toddler Group: £350 towards the purchase of new play equipment and venue hire. 

Much Hadham Badminton Club: £335 towards venue hire. 

Ladies Badminton Group: £250 towards venue hire. 

Afternoon Tea Club: £150 towards venue hire.

 

- 2015/16 Grant Awards -

The trustees met in October to consider grant applications for 2015/16 and made the following awards. Firstly it was agreed that £1200 would be set aside for capital investment to refurbish and renew equipment for next years fête. Then grants of £13983 were distributed as follows:

Sports Association: £5940 towards insurance and general maintenance of the recreation ground, bulb replacement and junior tennis coaching.

Village Hall: £5000 towards redecoration, guttering/fascia repairs, toilet repairs, curtain cleaning, a new projector screen, some new chairs and provision of glasses for hire.

Badminton Club: £351 for venue hire.

Ladies Badminton Group: £250 for venue hire.

Busy Weeks: £842 for the hiring of courts, purchase of equipment & publicity costs.

Scouts: £750 towards a new floor.

Green Tye & Perry Green Society: £500 reserved.

Horticultural Society: £250 for new alcove backing boards.

Afternoon Tea Club: £100 towards venue hire and replacing urn and crockery.