Communities Opportunity Fund 2015-16

UPDATE: The COF is now closed for applications and has allocated all of the funds available - 3 November 2015.

Members of the Richmondshire District Council Corporate Board  approved a further year of funding through the Communities Opportunity Fund (COF) for financial year 2015-16. The decision to re-launch the scheme on 1 April 2015, was approved during March's Corporate Board meeting with funding of over £500,000 available to allocate.

The following projects have been successful in receiving grant funding this year:

Projects Supported in 2015-16

  APPLICANT PROJECT DETAILS AWARDED
1 Richmondshire District Council COF Facilitation Post £10,200
2 Richmondshire Area Partnerships Small GrantScheme 2015-16 £25,000
3 Richmondshire Distict Council Mercury Housing Company £250,000
4 Reeth & District Memorial Hall Repair & Refurbishment £18,139
5 Joint Burial Board Authority Car Park Extension Project £14,926.50
6 Muker Literary Institute Essential Building Repairs £18,917
7 Upper Wensleydale Comm. P'ship Community IT suite £3,245
8 Bainbridge Parish Council Bainbridge Play Area £6,718
9 Leyburn Town Team Leyburn Visitor Signage £9,590
10 Colburn Town Council Town Council Website £2,873.70
11 Gilling West Village Hall Toilet Improvements Project £17,250
12 Richmondshire Cricket Club Partitions Project £10,000
13 Parents4Parents Widening the Access £9,925.32
14 Marrick Priory Trust Learning in the Woods £12,000
15 Reeth Parish Council Healaugh Grasscreet Carpark £600
16 Coverdale Memorial Hall Community Store Phase 2 £4,999
17 The Georgian Theatre Royal Auditorium Improvement Project £4,927
18 Hudswell & District Parish Council Downholme Signs Restoration Project £560
19 Richmondshire Museum Society Lift Repair Project £18,364
20 The Think: Light Platform Shakespeare's Yorkshire £544
21 Welcome to Richmond GeorgeFest15 £2,034.80
22 Richmondshire District Council A6136 Catterick Junction Improvements £200,000
23 St Cuthbert's Community Hall Enhanced Access & Toilet Refurbishment £18,000
24 Busy Bees Pre-School Outdoor Learning Environment Refurb £1,894
25 Middleton Tyas Memorial Hall Village Hall Improvements £2,543
26 Richmond Town Christmas Event Team Christmas Town Event 2015 £2,908.95
27 Booth Memorial Hall Development Project Phase 1 £20,000
28 Aysgarth Village Institute Fire Door and Signs Replacement £1,192.86
29 Richmondshire District Council Art in the Park £2,570
30 Richmond Bowls Club Purchase of New Mowing Equipment £5,000
31 Gilling West Parish Council Adult Fitness Equipment £7,140.15
32 Richmond Live Staging Project £5,000
33 Keld Resource Centre Ltd The Keld Upper Room Project £17,761
34 Skeeby Parish Council Linden Road Play Park £4,893
35 Barton Village Institute Toilet Modernisation/Boiler Upgrade £11.593
36 Horsehouse School Fund Oil Tank Replacement £1,458
37 Whashton Village Meeting Defibrillator Project £1,533.60
38 Keld Public Hall Village Hall Roof Improvements £15,459.60
39 Leyburn Town Council Defibrillator Project £1,016
40 Leyburn Town Council Electric Points in Market Place £8,665
41 Reeth Brass Band/Training Band New Band Jackets £1,000
42 Leyburn Arts Centre Developing TOSH Further £3,574
43 Booth Memorial Insitute Development Project Phase 2 £15,573
44 Richmond Amateur Dramatic Society Upgrading Club Room Windows £4,080
45 Thoralby Village Hall Village Hall Improvements £3,429.80
46 Dales & Bowland CIC The Wensleydale Flyer £3,970
47 Yorebridge Sports Development Association Refurbishment Project £3,588.80
48 St John's Community Centre Boiler/Heating System Upgrade £4,990
49 RAMPS Supporting RAMPS £2,079.84
50 Wensleydale Rugby Union Football Club Towards 2015 £20,000
51 H&R Disability Forum Adapted Homes Assessment £1,045
52 Patient Participation Group (Harewood Medical) Nepalese Support Worker £2,106
53 Richmond Town Football Club Grounds Maintenance Equipment £8,035.20
54 Friends of Garget Walker House Dementia Friendly Garden £8,460
55 Swaledale Festival Staging/Lights Project £3,761.60
56 Gilling West Parish Council Defibrillator Project £1,141.18
57 Joint Burial Authority Footpath Improvements Project £2,950
58 The Beacon Therapeutic Baker £3,600
59 Bainbridge Village Hall Repair and Revitalise Project £11,662.73
60 Richmond Town Council Defibrillator Project £1,784.88
61 Hawes & High Abbotside Parish Council Defibrillator Project £1,500
62 Society of Richmond Bellringers Richmond Bell Restoration Project £6,016
63 Carperby-cum-Thoresby Parish Council Defibrillator and Dog Bin Project £1,900
64 H&R Junior Football League Football League Season - Phase 2 £1,295.78
65 Scotton Parish Council Oaktree Avenue Play Park £15,701
66 Eppleby & Forcett Village Hall Acoustic Improvements to the hall £3,750
67 Colburn Village Hall The Last Hurdle £5,062.05
68 Richmond Dales Amateur Swimming Club Coaching Courses £3,060
69 Middleham Key Centre Richard III Hall Improvement Scheme £10,292
70 Richmondshire Leisure Trust New Inflatable for Richmond Pool £1,502.10
Total Allocation £826,328.34

 

For information on previous bids supported please refer to the following COF pages:

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