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GRANTS AND AWARDS

Each year the Town Council award grants to many projects to assist local groups in the area. Any group which holds a constitution and serves the residents of Stocksbridge, Deepcar and Bolsterstone is eligible to apply for a grant.


In 2005 the Town Council launched a Citizens Award Scheme whereby local residents are nominated for their services to the community. Details of recent winners are posted on this site. If you wish to nominate a person/group or see winners from previous years please contact the office.


AWARDS

The Annual Citizens Award for 2017 was awarded to:-


Geoff and Kath Travis, as recognition for their commitment to providing activities to help reduce the isolation of elderly people in the area via the Valley React group






















and also to:-


Teresa Bisatt and Karen Lindley as recognition for their dedication in serving the Town Council, working over and above their duties.

Citizens Award - Past Winners​


GRANTS

Any groups wishing to apply for a grant will need to make reference to the Town Council's grants policy and complete a grant application form. Both documents can be downloaded via the links below or a copy obtained from the office.


The Town Council also have an arrangement with Sheffield Community Transport to provide a minibus and driver to groups for outings. ​ Groups can apply to the Town Council for a transport grant of up to £300.00 per annum. Once again details of the group, a copy of its constitution and a set of accounts is reqwauired by the Town Council.

Grant Application Form

Grants Policy and Guidelines


Grants awarded during the financial year 2018/2019 are listed below:-


Stocksbridge and District History Society4368.00
Stocksbridge Community Care Group1105.00
Valley Recreational Activity Community Project725.00


A grant of £725.00 was awarded to Valley Recreational Activity Community Project towards the staging of a Christmas Pantomime.


A grant of £1105 was awarded to Stocksbridge Community Care Group in the form of assistance towards office space for a further 12 month period in Room 16 of the Town Hall.


A grant of £4368 was awarded to Stocksbridge and District History Society in the form of office space for a further 12 month period for the Heritage Centre in Rooms 4 and 5 of the Town Hall.

Grants awarded during the financial year 2017/2018 are listed below:-

Stocksbridge and District History Society4368.00
Stocksbridge Community Care Group1105.00
Stocksbridge Golf Club Junior Section 600.00
Stocksbridge Nursery & Infant School 1417.00
Steel Valley Project 260.00
Stocksbridge Cricket Club - TdY 1000.00
Stocksbridge Golf Club - TdY 125.00
Stockbridge High School - TdY 500.00
Early Steps Nursery - TdY 100.00
Stocksbridge Christian Centre Lunch Club - T/port 300.00
Stocksbridge Rugby Club 1000.00
Deepcar Village Community Association 1000.00
D.A.W.S. (Disability Awareness with Sport) 1000.00
Valley Recreational Activity Community Project 440.00
Smithy Moor Community Association 500.00
Stocksbridge & District W.I. 500.00
Stocksbridge & District Pentaqua Swimming Club 500.00


A grant of £500 was awarded to Stocksbridge & District Pentaqua Swimming Club towards their 22nd Annual Spring Open Gala.



A grant of £500 was awarded to Stocksbridge & District W.I. towards the purchase of a secure case to cover a defibrillator to be placed in an area in the Town for public use.



A grant of £500 was awarded to Smithy Moor Community Association towards the refurbishment of the public toilets and improved plumbing at the Community Centre.



A grant of £440 was awarded to Valley Recreational Activity Community Project towards the purchase of 2 laptops for use at a Computer Class to enable people to learn how to access on-line facilities.



A grant of £1000 was awarded to D.A.W.S. (Disability Awareness with Sport) towards the purchase of an Invictus Wheelchair Treadmill to be located at Stocksbridge Community Leisure Centre, to enable anyone with a disability, including wheelchair users, to exercise. It is a condition of the funding that the equipment remains at the Leisure Centre.​


A grant of £1000 was awarded to Deepcar Village Community Association towards the Annual Bonfire and Firework display at Parsonage Farm.



A grant of £1000 was awarded to Stocksbridge Rugby Club towards the installation of flood lighting to enable Winter training sessions.





A transport grant of £300 was awarded to Stocksbridge Christian Centre Lunch Club to enable elderly residents to utilise community transport to attend the Lunch Club.



A grant of £100 was awarded to Early Steps Nursery for funding assistance towards activitiy items to mark the Tour de Yorkshire coming to the area.


A grant of £500 was awarded to Stocksbridge High School for funding assistance towards an event to mark the Tour de Yorkshire coming to the area.


A grant of £125 was awarded to Stocksbridge Golf Club for funding assistance towards bunting and flags to celebrate the Tour de Yorkshire coming to the area.


A grant of £1,000 was awarded to Stocksbridge Cricket Club for funding assistance towards an event to celebrate the Tour de Yorkshire coming to the area.


A grant of £260 was awarded to Steel Valley Project towards their Steel Gravel Tour for the purchase of hi-vis vests for the Marshals and refreshments for event participants.


A grant of £1417 was awarded to Stocksbridge Nursery & Infant School towards refurbishment of the school pond to enable a 'working pond' for dipping activities during the Summer months.


A grant of £600 was awarded to Stocksbridge Golf Club Junior Section towards coaching sessions and a fun day for Junior players.


A grant of £1105 was awarded to Stocksbridge Community Care Group in the form of assistance towards office space for a further 12 month period in Room 16 of the Town Hall.


A grant of £4368 was awarded to Stocksbridge and District History Society in the form of office space for a further 12 month period for the Heritage Centre in Rooms 4 and 5 of the Town Hall.

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