Voluntary groups across the town are celebrating as Royal Sutton Coldfield Town Council granted over £20,000 to a range of good causes.
The Amenities, Leisure and Community Services committee met last week (Wednesday 17th January) and agreed grants to seven separate organisations.
A further £16,200 for the Sea Cadets, has been referred to the full meeting of the Town Council, due to the size of the grant.
This brings a total amount of £89,200 that the Town Council has granted in this financial year.
Cllr Charlotte Hodivala is the Chair of the Amenities, Leisure and Community Services. She commented: “The Town Council is able to support many organisations, which in turn support members of our community and provide many different opportunities for our young people. We are pleased to be able to support residents of our Royal Town in this way.”
The grants in full:
The Gap £3000
Rectory Amateur Boxing Club £4780
Sutton Coldfield Scouts £3380
Somewhere over the Spectrum £537.28
The Trinity Trefoil Guild £240
Boldmere Neighbourhood Forum £4063
Age Concern £5002
The Town Council sets aside £100,000 from its annual budget for its Community Grants programme. For details of how to apply see the web page.