Decision details

Breckland Community Funding Applications - February to March 2014

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To summarise the funding recommendation that had been made by the Grant Panel during January – February 2014 for information and make a recommendation to Cabinet on the allocation of Match Funding for one new applicant.


That the Capital Match Funding application of £20,000 towards a building extension to Dereham Windmill for a café/community facility be approved, subject to:


  1. confirmation that all other funding was in place;
  2. a maximum sum of £20,000 or 17% of the cost of the project whichever is the lower; and
  3. any other conditions arising from Member comment on Sharepoint.

Reasons for the decision:

The Grant Panel had recommended approval for Dereham Windmill re-submission based on the following reasons:


  • It met Breckland’s corporate objectives
  • There was a clear community need for facilities such as these in the area
  • It would enable the Dereham Windmill to become self sufficient

Alternative options considered:

  1. To approve the Match Funding for Dereham Windmill
  2. To decline the Match Funding application
  3. To approve a different amount

Report author: Laura Apps-Green

Publication date: 03/04/2014

Date of decision: 01/04/2014

Decided at meeting: 01/04/2014 - Cabinet

Effective from: 11/04/2014

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