Applications by individuals.
Regional or National organisations, unless they are for a specific project benefitting Keighley residents.
Purposes for which there is a statutory duty upon other local or central government departments to fund or
“Upward funders” i.e. local groups where fund-raising or a tithe of all funds is sent to a central HQ.
Activities of a predominately religious nature.
Multiple applications by the same organisation in one year will not usually be supported.
Salaries or other staff related costs.
5. Conditions of Awards
5.1 The following conditions will apply to all applications: -
The grant must be used for the purpose for which the application was made.
If the group is unable to use the award for the stated purpose, all monies must be returned to Keighley Town
All awards must be properly accounted for and evidence of expenditure should be supplied to the council as
requested. The Town Council reserves the right to request a refund of any or all monies awarded if it is
dissatisfied with the information provided.
The awarding of a grant should not be seen as an ongoing commitment.
A fresh application, on the Council provided application form, is required each year.
The Council reserves the right to discontinue the grant programme.
Keighley Town Council will only consider contributing up to 50% of a project of total cost on grants over
Keighley Town Council has an annual budget set of £40,000
6. Applicant Contribution
6.1 The availability of funding for Grant awards is limited. In considering the merits of such an application,
the Town Council will consider the extent of financial contribution and/or contribution by way of volunteer
commitment translated into a monetary value, made to the project.
7. Application Process
7.1 Applications will only be considered when:-
They are made via the Council’s approved application form.
They are accompanied by details of the group’s constitution and management board.
The form has been signed by an appropriately authorised person (e.g. Chairman, Secretary or Treasurer) on
behalf of the group or organisation.
Estimates, competitive quotations and specifications have been included if appropriate.
They are accompanied by a copy of your latest accounts.
Details of the organisation’s accounts have been provided confirming that it holds a separate bank account
controlled by more than one signatory.
Details of the membership, both within and outside Keighley, have been noted on the application form to
demonstrate the benefit of the group to Keighley residents.
Details of your organisation’s constitution and management committee have been supplied
You have demonstrated what active steps your group or organisation are taking to encourage engagement from
all sections of the Keighley community.
Any application form received which meets Keighley Town Council’s Grants Conditions will be taken to the
next available Finance & Audit Committee.
Any application requesting over £10,000 will be referred from the Finance & Audit Committee, with a
recommendation, to Full Council to consider.