How much grant funding does the LJC have?
The Market Drayton area Local Joint Committee has £37,300 of grant funding available in 2012/13.
Who can apply to the LJC for funding?
Community groups, voluntary organisations and parish councils can apply for funding. The grants can also be used to extend a Shropshire Council service within the LJC. Read the following attachment for an explanation of the principles behind LJC funding:
What can be funded by the LJC?
The grants can be spent on local projects within the LJC, that bring benefits to people living within the area. If you think you have a project that would be suitable to apply for funding please contact the community action officer, and discuss your application with them.
Please note the following new local funding guidelines agreed by Market Drayton LJC:
[item]Expenditure must benefit the wider community[/item]
[item]The grant should not be used to meet on-going revenue costs of an organisation[/item]
[item]The LJC will not normally retrospectively fund a project[/item]
[item]The LJC will not normally fund a project in totality – there must be evidence of match funding[/item]
[item]The LJC will not normally award more than £4,000 to any one project[/item]
[item]The LJC will not normally award more than one grant to an organisation within the same calendar year[/item]
[item]The LJC will consider awarding more than one grant to an organisation within the same calendar year if they are two distinct projects[/item]
[item]The LJC will not accept more than 15% volunteer hours match funding[/item]
How do I apply?
Please contact the local community action officer to talk about your application and check that you are eligible to apply. Then, either complete an online application, or download an application form and guidance notes via the links below:
Download an application form and guidance notes
When will I know if my application has been successful?
The applications are considered by the Local Joint Committee at their meetings. The community action officer will tell you which meeting your application will be assessed at. You maybe asked to attend the meeting and talk about your project to the committee.
If your project is successful you will receive an offer letter shortly after the meeting. The letter will list the amount of funding you have been allocated and whether there are any specific criteria that you need to meet.
Which other projects have received funding from the LJC?
A list of projects already funded can be found by following the link below: