Grant funding announcement – June 2024

5th July 2024 in Council News, Grants

At our Finance & General Purposes Committee meeting on 24 June, Councillors voted to award over £3,000 in grant funding to local community organisations

Grant funded by Penzance Council

Which groups have been awarded funding?

At our Finance & General Purposes Committee meeting on Monday 24 June 2024, Councillors voted to award £3,566 in grant funding to 2 local community organisations:

How will the funding be used?

Sea Salts & Sails Festival

Our funding to Sea Salts & Sails Festival will help towards the costs of:

  • Disabled toilet facilities
  • Materials for the traditional Cork Boats children’s workshop and race
  • Cultural workshops with Mike Smilie, The Kipperman
  • Performance by Camborne Town Band
Penzance Community Flora Group volunteers

Penzance Community Flora Group

Our funding to Penzance Community Flora Group will help towards the costs of this season’s 240 hanging baskets in the town centre.

Our Leisure & Amenities Team also provide additional support by watering the hanging baskets every weekday morning right throughout the summer to keep the flowers in top condition.

How to apply for grant funding

We provide grants to local community groups and charities who are working to benefit our residents and our Parish environment – find out more about our grants and how to apply.

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