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Arts Council Funding - The Silver Social Project

Meeting: 07/02/2017 - Cabinet (Item 23)

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Report of Executive Member Place, Paul Claussen.

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Minutes:

The Executive Director Place presented the report informing Members that the Council was successful in the application for funding.

 

Options

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.

 

Reasons

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.

 

RECOMMEND TO 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.