Decision details

Key Voluntary Sector Bodies - Grant Support

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Community Services

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


(Report of Chief Executive)


The report gave details of summaries of progress achieved against the objectives set out in the Service Level Agreements with a number of key voluntary sector bodies at the end of the final year of the agreements.  Consideration was then given to grant support for 2019/20.  It was noted that each organisation would be required to submit copies of their accounts and a forward budget before any payment was made.


Following consideration by the Communities and Housing Advisory Board, the Cabinet Member for Community Services resolved that:


Subject to receipt of satisfactory accounts and business plans, the following grants be confirmed for the period 1 April 2019 – 31 March 2020:


Citizens Advice North and West Kent (CANWK) - £95,000

Age Concern Malling - £8,000

Age UK Sevenoaks and Tonbridge - £8,000

Maidstone and West Kent Mediation Schemes - £4,800

Imago - £4,000

Involve - £4,000


Reasons for the decision:

As set out in the report submitted to the Communities and Housing Advisory Board of 26 February 2019.

Publication date: 01/03/2019

Date of decision: 26/02/2019

Decided at meeting: 26/02/2019 - Communities and Housing Advisory Board

Effective from: 09/03/2019

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