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Projects receive funding from town council

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ORGANISATIONS across the town have been awarded community grants by Frome Town Council to help fund a variety of projects. 

There are three grant rounds in this financial year  at Frome Town Council with a total budget of £25,000. Bids are assessed by councillors who are members of the grants advisory panel and are granted by the Town Matters committee. 

This round of grants totalled £7,200. and the organisations that received grants were: 

• SWEDA (Somerset and Wessex Eating Disorders Association) were given £1,890 on the condition that the funds are used for the sole purpose of benefitting Frome residents.

• Frome Flyers Cycling Club were awarded £1,990, £1,000 to launch a new club and cover the cost of bikes and £990 to be released upon proof of securing further funding.

• Nova Sports and Coaching were awarded £1,000 to fund Frome Multisports Club.

• Black Swan Arts were awarded £820 to fund an ‘exploring Frome’s heritage’ project. 

• Frome Falcons Powerchair Football Club were awarded £500 to go towards venue costs. 

• Shared Earth Learning were awarded £500 to support the start of a holiday forest school. 

• Purple Elephant Productions were awarded £500 to continue funding the toy library. 

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