Decision details

Arts Council Funding - The Silver Social Project

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No

Purpose:

To seek agreement to receive grant funding of £185,773 from Arts Council England for deliver of ‘The Silver Social’ project in accordance with the Terms and Conditions of the funder.

Decision:

To Recommend to Full Council that agreement is given to receive and spend grant funding of £185,773 from Arts Council England for deliver of The Silver Social project in accordance with the Terms and Conditions of the funder.

Reasons for the decision:

Breckland has over 39,000 residents over the age of 60 and 17,000 over the age of 70 and living on their own.  The Corporate Plan recognises this and has an objective to ‘work with partners on supporting older people to remain active, participative and live independently within the community’.  This project will deliver against this corporate objective.

Alternative options considered:

1.    To agree to receive and spend £185,773 grant funding from Arts Council England in accordance with their Terms and Conditions

2.    To not agree to receive the funding.

Publication date: 09/02/2017

Date of decision: 07/02/2017

Decided at meeting: 07/02/2017 - Cabinet

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