Adopted 30 July 2009.

Reviewed and adopted on 25 September 2014.

Reviewed and adopted on 28 January 2016.

Georgeham Parish Council is committed to providing financial assistance towards projects, community organisations and local groups for the specific purpose of improving the well being of the local community.

The Council is prevented in statute from giving financial assistance to individuals.

Organisations which apply must be non-profit making or charitable. Grants will not be made retrospectively and only one application will be considered from an organisations in any one financial year.


By letter to the Clerk, details as follows:

Mrs S Squire, Parish Clerk, Georgeham Parish Council,
Haxlea, 2 Threeways, Bratton Fleming, Barnstaple, EX31 4TG

If you need assistance in this regard, please do not hesitate to contact the Clerk on 01598 710526 or by email:


1. Applicants must be a non-profit making/charitable organisation operating within the Parish of Georgeham. Organisations should be registered as a charity, but non-registered organisations will still be eligible if a Management Committee is in place and all other criteria are met.

2. Applicants must have a Bank/Building Society Account with at least two signatories.

3. The applicant’s aims and objectives must be clear and show the direct benefits to the well-being of the community.

4. Applicants must have independently audited accounts and submit an audited financial statement with their application.


You must use the grant within one year for the purpose in which it was given. Any delays with project timescales must be reported to the Clerk. Unspent grants may have to be repaid.

A hard copy of the policy can be found here to print at your leisure.

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