Decision details

Medium Grants 2021/22

Decision Maker: Head of Community Partnerships

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Local voluntary, community or faith sector organisations who have been awarded Medium Grants Funding in 2021/22 financial year.
Age Concern MRR awarded £5,250 for start-up costs for Charity Log Software Programme and to replace two computers in the charity office in Merstham
Autism All Stars Foundation UK awarded £7,050 for therapy/advice and resources for parents of autistic children
Crossroads Care awarded £10,000 for volunteer community outreach and befriending with digital tech project – support for unpaid carers in the borough
Kingswood TFC awarded £519 for Run the Rec – provides an opportunity for residents to join a free event which could be the first step in improving their health and an opportunity to take a walk around a local green space and meet other residents
Loveworks awarded £4,875 for support staffing for foodbank activity in Merstham and Woodhatch
Merstham Mix Café awarded £10,685 for hot meal delivery service, currently for Merstham postcodes only, expanding to cover RH1 & RH2 for a further 6 months
Reigate Priory Athletic Club awarded £5,000 for floodlight repairs & extension – installing LED floodlights on timers to allow more use of the Battlebridge Recreation Ground for the community and reduce light pollution
Sight for Surrey awarded £3,000 for eye clinic liaison service – wellbeing support for those receiving a sight/ hearing impairment diagnosis
Surrey Welfare Rights Unit awarded £5,000 for specialist benefits advice service – expert advice on complex enquiries for frontline staff in the borough who are supporting vulnerable households
The Include Project awarded £2,000 for structural growth for sustainability – funding to contribute to the recruitment of a business development manager to develop inclusive communication activities and training
YMCA East Surrey awarded £6,475 for virtual evening exercise sessions for GP exercise referrals and those recovering from COVID

Reasons for the decision:

Meet application criteria

Alternative options considered:

Not awarding a medium grant

Contact: Elizabeth Webb, Partnerships Officer Email: Tel: 01737 276838.

Publication date: 30/03/2021

Date of decision: 15/01/2021