Decision details

Breckland Community Funding Applications - Grant Panel Report, October - December 2013

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

The report summarised the funding recommendations that have been made by the Grant Panel during October to December 2013 for information and makes recommendations to Cabinet on the allocation of Match Funding.

Decision:

That the Revenue Match Funding application of £15,000 towards the Year 2 Enterprise Norfolk programme in Breckland be approved, subject to:

 

a)     a maximum sum of £15,000 or 30% whichever is the lower from the Revenue March Funding budget;

 

b)     confirmation that all other funding was in place prior to release of any funding; and

 

c)      any other conditions arising from Member comments on Sharepoint.

 

 

Reasons for the decision:

The Grant Panel had recommended approval for Enterprise Norfolk based on the following reasons:

 

  • Year 1 of the project was a proven success
  • The project met two of the Council’s objectives
  • All other funding was in place
  • The Breckland area would lose £35,000 of funding if the application was declined
  • Breckland Council aimed to support start up businesses in the district

Alternative options considered:

a)     To approve the Match Funding application for Enterprise Norfolk

 

b)     To decline the Match Funding application for Enterprise Norfolk

Report author: Laura Apps-Green

Publication date: 09/01/2014

Date of decision: 07/01/2014

Decided at meeting: 07/01/2014 - Cabinet

Effective from: 17/01/2014

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