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Grants

Chineham Parish Council updated it's Grant Awarding Policy and Application form in March 2014.  To view the Policy document, please click here.  For an Application form, please click here.  Completed forms should be forwarded to the Clerk at PO Box 6275, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG22 4WJ.  If you require any further information, please contact the Clerk on 01256 474500. 

Section 137 of the Local Government Act 1972 empowers the Parish Council to spend some of its money, subject to limits, on purposes that it considers to be "in the interests of, and will bring direct benefit to, their area, or any part of it, or all or some of its inhabitants."  The maximum allowed to be spent in the 2017-18 financial year is calculated at £7.57 per elector.  Grants under Section 137 are only available to Groups or Organisations (personal applications cannot be considered) and any grant requests must be supported by a Chineham Parish Council Grant Application Form.  The request must be from a Group or Organisation that supports or has a direct benefit to the residents of Chineham.