Community Chest Grants

Local community groups and organisations are invited to apply for a Community Chest Grant.

The Parish Council sets aside £500 each financial year to award as small grants to support the work of local organisations, groups, initiatives and events.

To find out more, see the Community Chest Grant Policy and Application Form below. Please contact the Parish Council if you require help with completing the form.

Applications are discussed and considered at either the Council’s Finance and General Purpose Committee or Full Council meetings, depending on the date of receipt of the application form.
Community Chest Grant Policy
Community Chest Grant application form 
Grants awarded

Westbourne Parish Council is pleased to have awarded grants to the following organisations.

£100 to resident Glynis Lockley in September 2020 who delivered afternoon tea to elderly residents in Westbourne on Remembrance Day. 

£250 in May 2020 to Tuppenny Barn which supports local families in need, including those in Westbourne, during the coronavirus outbreak. 

£64.70 in April 2020 towards a joint project with Greening Westbourne and Mill Meadows Farm to protect water voles along the mill stream on Mill Lane.  

Westbourne Cricket Club was awarded £450 in January 2020 towards the cost of new cricket nets. 

Westbourne Baptist Church was awarded £50 in December 2019 towards the cost of a community Christmas event held at The Meeting Place. 

Greening Westbourne was awarded £200.00 in  December 2018 to promote Westbourne Wildlife Watch for residents to report sightings to help protect species and green spaces.