Grant Applications

Community Grant Application

For amounts over £250

Thank you for your interest in applying for a Community grant from Thornaby Town Council.  Please read the information below before starting to complete this form.

If you require any advice or guidance, please contact Thornaby Town Council on 01642 678652 or via Townclerk@ThornabyTownCouncil.GOV.UK.  

Completed forms to be returned by email or to: – Community Grant applications, Town Clerk, Thornaby Town Council, Town Hall, Mandale Road, Thornaby on Tees, North Yorkshire. TS17 6AW

THORNABY TOWN COUNCIL GRANTS POLICY

To be eligible for funding, applicants must:

  • Be a community, local school, voluntary or charitable organisation.
  • Have an appropriate safeguarding policy if working with children and young people or vulnerable adults.
  • Have a bank or building society current account in the name of the organisation. We are unable to pay money into an individual’s bank account.

Grants will only be made to a charity, community, school, and voluntary organisations for the benefit of the area covered by Thornaby Town Council and that will contribute positively to the Thornaby area.  

Grants cannot be made to:

  • Private organisations operated as a business to make a profit or surplus.
  • Organisations that discriminate on grounds of age, disability, being married or in a civil partnership, gender reassignment, pregnancy and maternity, race including colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.
  • “Upward funders”, i.e. local groups whose fund raising is sent to their central Head Quarters for redistribution.
  • Organisations who wish to pass on money to other individuals or groups.
  • Organisations whose function is primarily undertaken by the Health Authority or any Council’s Social Services.
  • Schools, colleges, and academies that receive central Government or Principal Council funding for delivery of the core curriculum, for grants towards delivery of the curriculum and general building maintenance or new builds.
  • Religious buildings for maintenance of the fabric of the building and new builds.
  • Political organisations or projects.
  • Activities that are completely funded from another funding sources.
  • Any expenditure incurred or committed before we confirm our grant.
  • Finance loans or interest payments.
  • General funding for your organisation’s other locations.

If awarded a grant, Thornaby Town Council will require a receipt form to be signed after the funds are released.

If successful, the organisation will be required to display / use the Thornaby Town Council logo on their advertising / Social Media / website or similar.

If awarded a grant, Thornaby Town Council will require an agreement form to be signed after the funds are released. The Council would welcome an invitation for the Mayor & Councillors to visit the project and attend any official opening. The Council can assist with the promotion of such events and associated press releases.

Application Form

Please give us details of the bank account that the grant should be paid into if approved (this cannot be a building society passbook account):

In accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), I/We agree that Thornaby Town Council will process and hold personal information about me/us and my/our group or organisation only in relation to this grant application. I/We consent to my/our personal information, including that contained in this form, being stored manually and/or electronically by Thornaby Town Council. It will be held securely and treated confidentially for six years after an application is made. I/We understand that it will only be accessed by authorised staff members to manage the grant application process.

Community Chest Grant Application

For amounts up to £250

Thank you for your interest in applying for a Community grant from Thornaby Town Council.  Please read the information below before starting to complete this form.

If you require any advice or guidance, please contact Thornaby Town Council on 01642 678652 or via Townclerk@ThornabyTownCouncil.GOV.UK.  

Completed forms to be returned by email or to: – Community Grant applications, Town Clerk, Thornaby Town Council, Town Hall, Mandale Road, Thornaby on Tees, North Yorkshire. TS17 6AW

THORNABY TOWN COUNCIL GRANTS POLICY

To be eligible for funding, applicants must:

  • Be a community, local school, voluntary or charitable organisation.
  • Have an appropriate safeguarding policy if working with children and young people or vulnerable adults.
  • Have a bank or building society current account in the name of the organisation. We are unable to pay money into an individual’s bank account.


Grants will only be made to a charity, community, school, and voluntary organisations for the benefit of the area covered by Thornaby Town Council and that will contribute positively to the Thornaby area.  

Grants cannot be made to:

  • Private organisations operated as a business to make a profit or surplus.
  • Organisations that discriminate on grounds of age, disability, being married or in a civil partnership, gender reassignment, pregnancy and maternity, race including colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.
  • “Upward funders”, i.e. local groups whose fund raising is sent to their central Head Quarters for redistribution.
  • Organisations who wish to pass on money to other individuals or groups.
  •  
  • Organisations whose function is primarily undertaken by the Health Authority or any Council’s Social Services.
  • Schools, colleges, and academies that receive central Government or Principal Council funding for delivery of the core curriculum, for grants towards delivery of the curriculum and general building maintenance or new builds.
  • Religious buildings for maintenance of the fabric of the building and new builds.
  • Political organisations or projects.
  • Activities that are completely funded from another funding sources.
  • Any expenditure incurred or committed before we confirm our grant.
  • Finance loans or interest payments.
  • General funding for your organisation’s other locations.


If you use this form, you can only apply for up to £250. Grants for amounts over £250 are available via a separate application process.

If awarded a grant, Thornaby Town Council will require a receipt form to be signed after the funds are released.

If successful, the organisation will be required to display / use the Thornaby Town Council logo on their advertising / Social Media / website or similar.

If awarded a grant, Thornaby Town Council will require an agreement form to be signed after the funds are released. The Council would welcome an invitation for the Mayor & Councillors to visit the project and attend any official opening. The Council can assist with the promotion of such events and associated press releases.

Application Form

Please give us details of the bank account that the grant should be paid into if approved (this cannot be a building society passbook account):

In accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), I/We agree that Thornaby Town Council will process and hold personal information about me/us and my/our group or organisation only in relation to this grant application. I/We consent to my/our personal information, including that contained in this form, being stored manually and/or electronically by Thornaby Town Council. It will be held securely and treated confidentially for six years after an application is made. I/We understand that it will only be accessed by authorised staff members to manage the grant application process.