Grant Schemes

SPECIAL GRANT SCHEME - Small Annual and Clock Grants

Grants of up to £250 are available for community groups based in the Parish.  Clock grants of up to £200 are available to churches and other community organisations, to contribute towards the clock maintenance costs. 

NB: The forms are labelled 2020-21 as the grants are paid out in the next financial year

Please click the links below to see the rules for both grants and to download the forms:



Clock Grants Application Form - WORD

Closing Date for receipt of completed forms & attachments:
Friday 25 October 2019.  Late applications will automatically be refused.

If you are delivering your application by hand when the office is closed, please put it in the Village Hall main post box, which is located to the left of the main door, when facing the building. 

Key Dates:
September 2019: Forms available from the website, Burton Village Hall, Parish Councillors + Clerk
25 October 2019: Deadline for returning completed forms + constitutions (small annual grants only)
January 2020: Notification of the outcome of the application
January 2020: The list of grant applications with the Council's decisions will be posted to this page.
April 2020: Cheques issued

GENERAL GRANT SCHEME 2019-20

Grants are available to community / not-for-profit groups based in the Parish Council area for a wide range of purposes and projects. For full details of eligibility and how to apply, please download the revised rules and forms from the links below:



Forms can also be requested from the Clerk and your local Councillors.

The deadlines for submitting an application with all supporting documents are: Friday 25 October 2019 and Friday 6 March.  Applications received after the deadline will be deferred to the following Committee meeting (if there is one). 

The Grants & CP Committee will consider all applications and make recommendations to Council, which will take the final decision on 5 December 2019 / 2 April 2020 respectively.  Cheques will be sent out to the successful applicants shortly afterwards. 

If you are delivering your application by hand when the office is closed, please put it in the Village Hall main post box, which is located to the left of the main door, when facing the building. 

75th Anniversary of VE-Day Celebrations
If your village association is planning to hold an event to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of VE Day, which falls on 8 May 2020, you are able to apply for a general grant to contribute towards the costs.  Forms are available from the link above.  All the rules covering general grant applications apply, with the exception that the maximum grant available is £250.  The deadline for receipt of applications is Friday 6 March 2020.  The Council will take the final decisions on 2 April 2020 and the cheques will be sent out to the successful applicants soon afterwards.