Annual Community Grant Guidance Notes

Projects we are likely to support

Your application is only likely to be considered if you meet the following criteria:

  • At least 50 per cent of your organisations’ members/clients/users live or work in the boroughof Welwyn Hatfield
  • Provided project updates and/or final feedback if you were successful with a previous grantapplication from the council
  • Your organisation is either a registered charity, incorporated or unincorporated charity or avoluntary/community/not-for-profit group
  • Your organisation commits to equality and diversity, and can provide a copy of its equalityand diversity statement or policy
  • Your organisation commits to safeguarding vulnerable member of the community, and canprovide a copy of its safeguarding statement or policy
  • Appropriate insurance is in place for all events and services provided
  • Finances are audited or independently reviewed on an annual basis (only applies to charitieswith a gross income of more than £25,000)
  • Four organisation is able to be sustainable and is able to show budgetary information for thenext financial year
  • Able to provide signed constitution or Articles of Memorandum
  • Able to provide copies of your organisations’ last three months’ worth of bank statements
  • Able to provide detailed costs relating to application
  • Organisation has reserves which would total less than two-year running costs