Previous Grants

Grants for 2015

A full list of organisations receiving grants (total £8,355.00) payable May 2015 is:

  • Headway £200 – to invest in new games and art supplies for the centre to help clients with brain injuries to improve their practical and social skills.
  • Honiton Tourist Information Centre £4,655 – to assist with wages and to maintain the opening hours of the office
  • Honiton 55+ Centre £3,500 – to enable the purchase of computer equipment, furniture, uniforms, telephones and for advertising to help set up this new club.

The Town Council has also given further support to the following organisations:

  • Honiton Tourist Information Centre - £5,000
  • Honiton Citizens Advice Bureau - £1,500
  • Hot Pennies Committee - £100
  • Chamber of Commerce (Christmas Lights) - £1,000
  • Honiton Charter Day Committee – funding up to £500 

Grants for 2014
A full list of organisations receiving grants (total £11,903) payable April 2014 is:

  • Honiton Antiques Festival: promoting the antiques festival week £500
  • Honiton Youth Orchestra: to subsidise each child’s music weekend exprerience fee: £120
  • Honiton Music Co: new sheet music: £125
  • Hospice Support Group Honiton & District: purchase of equipment for new day hospice & continued support of local nurses: £1000
  • Honiton Netball Club: fund 50% for 2 new level 2 coaches: £360
  • Friends of the Glen Revival Working Group: field trip to Yeovil Country Park for viewing of Victorian water garden and professional advice on restoration & cost of materclass workshop on fund raising for restoration of the Glen: £140
  • 1st Honiton Brownies: towards cost of a pack holiday during half term: £450
  • Reel Moments: public liability insurance: £258
  • The Community Church: to establish a ‘men with kids’ club for dads and their children/step childred: £300
  • East Devon CAB: to assist in funding the continuance of the advice service: £1500
  • Honiton Family Church: purchase new equipment for club aimed at 7-11 year olds: £750
  • Otter Rotters: to help with travelling expenses for a growing mentor support volunteers with a long history of mental health issues: £100
  • Honiton Senior Voice: towards funding for Honiton Dementia awareness day meeting at the Beehive Centre: £300
  • Hot Pennies Ceremony: top up provision of pennies to subsidise new venues: £100
  • Honiton Millennium Green Trust: to help with general running expenses of the green: £500
  • Honiton Tourist Information Centre to assist with wages and maintain opening hours: £5000
  • TRIP: to support the core ring & ride services – voluntary car and wheel accessible transport: £400


A full list of organisations receiving grants (total £14,035) payable April 2013 is:
  • AFC Football for training equipment, coaching improvements and help in funding youth training £300
  • Armed Forces Day towards expenses incurred during the 2013 event: hire of hall, prizes, first aid cover £150
  • Antiques Festival publicity and promitional material for the town’s antique festival £500
  • Citizens Advice to support and maintain the service at the Honiton office and help ensure access to all £1,000
  • Community Church community pastoral care for the homeless, addicted and ex-offenders in Honiton £750
  • Hot Pennies providing publicity boards and hire of walkie talkies for health and safety £150
  • Millennium Green grounds maintenance £765
  • Relate subsidise counselling sessions for low paying couples/families in Honiton £720
  • Tourist Information Centre to assist with wages £9,000
  • Twinning for possible visit from Mezidon twinners and visit of Honiton twinners to Gronau in August £300
  • TRIP Towards the operation of transporting elderly and disabled residents to medical appointments £400

A full list of organisations receiving grants (total £19,250) payable April 2012 is:

  • 1st Honiton Guides for the Girl Guide Big Gig £100
  • 1st Honiton Scouts for new mess tent for Jubilee Family Camp £200
  • 1st Honiton Brownies for travel to @Bristol £200
  • 2nd Honiton Brownies for contribution to pack holiday £200
  • AFC Football for equipment £150
  • Armed Forces Day for expenses of bands, hire of hall etc £150
  • Army Cadet Force for mess tins and other equipment £200
  • Antiques Festival for signage, advertising, promotion £500
  • Baptist Church for carpeting £200
  • Bridge Club towards purchase of dealing machine £50
  • Busy Bees Pre School towards refurbishment £150
  • Camera Club towards essential accessories for digital projector £100
  • Carnival for Queen's float £200
  • Chamber of Commerce for replacement flags and flagpoles £300
  • Citizens Advice Bureau for running costs £1000
  • Community Cinema towards purchase of own projector £200
  • Headway Devon towards cost of trip for Honiton residents £150
  • Honiton Players for printing flyers, programmes £100
  • Honiton Toddler Group (St Pauls) towards storage cupboard £150
  • Hot Pennies Ceremony for banners and provision of pennies £150
  • Kings Centre Food Bank for racking and storage bin £500
  • Masterpieces Youth Group towards freelance artist to take workshop £150
  • Millennium Green towards grounds maintenance £1664
  • Mountbatten Sports & Social Club towards improvements to kitchen facilities/changing rooms £150
  • Netball Club towards coaching course & equipment £150
  • Pantomime Society for case for electronic organ £100
  • Relate towards counselling costs for Honiton residents £300
  • RFC Juniors towards more tracksuits £150
  • Soundout towards support of monthly meetings £200
  • St Pauls Church towards draughtproofing £200
  • Swimming Club towards extra training facilities £150
  • Tourist Information Centre towards running costs £10,000
  • TRIP to support Ring & Ride, voluntary car etc £400
  • Twinning Association towards expenses re Gronau visit to Honiton £300
  • Twirlstars towards replacement uniforms £200
  • Vitalise for respite breaks for Honiton residents £186