Chief Executive Officer: Alison Robinson
Cranham House (the OPEX
Building), Falcon Close, Green
Farm Business Park, Gloucester

Tags: Grants

GAPTC newsletter March 2019

Our informative newsletter was sent out to our member councils today and the contents included:

  • GAPTC 2019/20 subscription renewal form emailed – please look out for it
  • Congratulations to Gloucestershire achievers!
  • Reminder about purdah and the first meeting after elections
  • Gloucestershire VCS Alliance
  • NALC – legal update
  • New GAPTC email address - reminder
  • Details of new 'Buddying' system for... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 06 Mar 2019 14:00 by Alison Robinson

Tags: Subscription request, purdah, Buddying, training, funding, News, NALC, National Association for Local Councils, GAPTC, Grants, CiLCA

Grant opportunity for housing projects supporting vulnerable people

About the Nationwide Building Society Community Grants programme
The Nationwide Community Grants programme awards up to £500,000 across eight UK regions annually and is looking for local housing projects that will strengthen your local community by supporting the most vulnerable, finding new approaches to increasing the supply of housing or by reinventing renting for both tenants and landlords.... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 01 Nov 2018 16:14 by Alison Robinson

Tags: News, housing, grants

NALC update - from Jonathan Owen (Chief Executive)

Councillor Commission workshops

· As part of NALC's work with De Montfort University Leicester they are taking forward the Councillor Commission's 'Voice of the councillor' report. NALC are organising a series of workshops with county associations and councils to discuss the report's findings, obtain feedback and continue this important dialogue. So if your council or group of councils would... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 03 Jun 2018 17:30 by Alison Robinson

Tags: neighbour hood planning grants, grants, neighbourhood planning, volunteers week, rural housing, National rural crime survey, Councillor Commission workshops, News, NALC, National Association for Local Councils

Transparency Fund application success

The final successful grants to be awarded from the Transparency Fund are: -

Swell PC - £577.80

Shipton Moyne PC - £1,282.11

Tetbury Upton PC - £1,368.38

Bourton on the Hill - £735.00

Harescombe PC - £423.53

Pauntley PC - £340.82

Maisemore PC - £1,088.19

Leigh PC - £709.59

TOTAL - £6,525.42

Posted: Tue, 06 Mar 2018 11:38 by Alison Robinson

Tags: News, National Association for Local Councils, NALC, Transparency, Funding, Transparency Fund, Grants, compliance, website

Attention Stroud District local councils

STILL OPEN: Stroud Youth Grant Fund Programme 2017

Stroud District Council in partnership with Stroud District Youth Council, are operating a youth grant funding programme again in 2017/18 with money devolved from Gloucestershire County Council.

There are two grant funds available:

• The Stroud Youth Development Fund
• The Stroud Youth Activity Fund

There will be only one round this year –... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 10 Aug 2017 10:28 by Alison Robinson

Tags: Stroud District, youth, funding, Grants

Rural Opportunities Bulletin is out - lots of grants available

Community Asset Fund – Sport England

Whether it's the park you run through, the hall you do classes in or the pitch you play on, welcoming and accessible spaces have a big impact on a person's experience – and likelihood of coming back.
As part of this, Sport England have produced a guide and accompanying document to explain more about the new Community Asset Fund, how and why they're doing... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 02 Aug 2017 10:16 by Alison Robinson

Tags: Community Asset Fund, Home Building Fund, Heritage Project Grants, More than a Pub - Plunkett Foundation, Community led Building Grants - Locality, Neighbourhood Planning Grants - Locality, Grants for War Memorials, planning, finance, Grants

Transparency Fund application success

Amount applied for



Longborough PC


Beverston Parish Council

Grand Total


Posted: Thu, 24 Nov 2016 15:27 by Alison Robinson

Tags: News, Transparency Fund, Transparency, Grants

STROUD DISTRICT re: website support

For the attention of Stroud District local councils, there is a sum of £100 available for parish councils whose 'jigsaw enabled' website is being closed. Please note this will be available for councils with an income of over £25,000, as it is expected that those councils with an income less than £25,000 will access the Transparency Fund.

The SDC ICT Manager, Stuart Spain, will be in... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 09 Jun 2016 16:25 by Alison Robinson

Tags: News, Stroud District, website, Grants

Transparency Fund application success

We are delighted to inform you that a further 6 applications have been approved, see below:-


Westonbirt with Lasborough PC


Elmstone Hardwicke Parish Council


Sevenhampton Parish


Bromsberrow Parish Council





The total value of funds is £8,941.25

Posted: Mon, 15 Feb 2016 10:46 by Alison Robinson

Tags: News, Transparency, Funding, Grants, Transparency Fund

Gloucestershire County Council - Community Chest Fund

Gloucestershire County Council is pleased to announce the launch of the Community Chest Fund. As part of its Active Communities Policy they are now inviting applications for grants of £500 up to a maximum of £5,000 for projects that support people who are vulnerable in our county by building community capacity and resilience.

They are particularly interested in local solutions that enable... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 22 Jan 2016 16:05 by Alison Robinson

Tags: News, GCC, Gloucestershire County Council, Grants, Funding