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Saltash Town Council has a budget for the award of grants for activities or events that benefit the residents of the town. 

There are two strands of grant funding available

Community Chest supports small scale community projects intended to improve the town environment to strengthen the community fabric or the common economy of the town. The maximum amount that can be awarded is 1000

Festival Fund supports larger events that are free, 6 to 7 hour long events likely to attract several thousand people. The maximum that can be awarded is 1500 per day to a maximum of two days per event

Grant applications must meet the criteria set out in the grants policy and be submitted with all supporting evidence. 

All applications are received by the Policy and Finance Committee who meet bi-monthly. Applications cannot be made retrospectively therefore please allow three months before funds are required. Applications must be submitted at least six weeks before the next Policy and Finance Committee. Check the schedule of meetings to determine when the application needs to be submitted by. 

Listed below are some of the grants made by Saltash Town Council:

  • Saltash Royal British Legion Festival of Remembrance

    Saltash Royal British Legion were awarded £850 to fund the Festival of Remembrance. The event launches the 2023/23 Poppy Appeal in the town and includes local bands and choirs playing.

    29 Oct 2022

  • Saltash Bowls Club

    Saltash Bowls Club were successful in applying for £650 to purchase equipment for local children to play the sport. It will be used to coach the school children in preparation for the County School Bowls Competition.

    20 Oct 2022

  • Mary Newman's Cottage

    The Committee applied for £500 to replace unsafe garden furniture used in the garden café. The new furniture enabled visitors to enjoy refreshments in the garden and raised vital funds for the cottage to remain open for generations to come.

    11 Oct 2022

  • Safe 38

    Safe 38 were awarded £434 for promotional material to highlight their campaign for safety improvements to the existing A38 in South East Cornwall.

    8 Aug 2022

  • Saltash Sailing Club

    Saltash Sailing Club were successful in applying for £1000 to replace sailing dinghy trollies which were unsafe and unusable by club members. The replacement of the trollies enabled the club's cadets to continue to enjoy sailing safely.

    8 Apr 2022

  • Saltash United Juniors Football Club

    The Juniors Football Club were successfully awarded £970 to purchase equipment such as footballs, bibs and goals. The new equipment enabled the club to expand its offering to young people in the area and continue to offer access to the club as a discounted rate for families.

    1 Apr 2022

  • Saltash Regatta

    The Saltash Regatta Committee successfully applied for £2928.43 to run one of the largest regatta's in Cornwall. Run over two days the team used the funds to pay for staging, insurance and entertainment.

    1 Apr 2022

  • Saltash Big Lunch

    A volunteer committee applied for £1500 to organise a Big Lunch event in honour of HRH The Queen's Platinum Jubilee. Residents and visitors were invited to attend and share food and celebrate the occasion.

    28 Feb 2022

  • Cornwall International Choral Festival

    The charity group were awarded £250 to help stage the 2022 Male Choral Festival which was hosted in the town. The event attracted over 50 choirs from around the world. Workshops were run for local children and over 2000 singers participated.

    27 Jan 2022

  • Forder Conservation and Community Association

    Forder Conservation and Community Association successfully applied for £1000 to part fund the replacement of wooden decking on their community building. The decking was rotten and needed to be replaced to continue to allow disabled access to the building.

    29 Nov 2021

  • Saltash Amateur Boxing Club

    The sports club received £1000 to train volunteers and young people and fund their accreditation in national awards programmes.

    29 Nov 2021

  • Cornwall Pride in Saltash

    Cornwall Pride CIC were awarded £500 to hold a Pride event in the town. The event raised awareness and support for the LGBTQ+ community.

    24 Jul 2021

  • Coombe Woods Regeneration Project

    Coombe Woods Regeneration Project were awarded £700 in 2021 to erect plaques in the woodland. The plaques identify tree species in the woodland and encourage walkers to learn about the different trees in the area.

    21 May 2021

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