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Small Grants Scheme

About this Fund

Newbiggin by the Sea Town Council allocates money each year to support local groups and individuals working to improve Newbiggin by the Sea.

Grants will be made up to the value of £300 and will be assessed regularly, approximately monthly, by the Grant Applications Sub Committee.

Please note that due to the small size of the fund and the anticipated high volume of requests, it may not be possible to fund all applications or all of the money that you request.

Who can apply?

You can apply for money through this fund if:

The Process

1. Complete the application form and post it to:
Newbiggin by the Sea Town Council,
Grants Applications Sub Committee,
Town Council Offices,
Community Arts Centre,
Woodhorn Lane,
Newbiggin by the Sea,
Northumberland NE64 6PY.

2. The Grant Applications Sub Committee will consider your application and decide whether we will fund all or part of your application.

3. You will be notified of the outcome. If successful, the funding agreed will be paid by cheque to you.

4. Once you have spent the money, you must provide us with feedback on how you have used the funding that we have provided.

We may contact you if we need more information to help us to make our decision.

We may ask that you participate in publicity to promote and celebrate this fund.

Application Form

Application Form

Successful applicants

Newbiggin Town Council is proud to have supported the following applications through its small grants scheme.

  1. Carly Wealleans – International Boxing £300
  2. KEAP Creative- Newbiggin Arts Trail Leaflet £300
  3. Matthew Holdroyd –International Fly Fishing £300
  4. 3rd Newbiggin Scouts – Beaver Scouts Sports Event £100
  5. Hunter Theatre Arts Seaside Stars Cheerleading Team – Equipment £300
  6. Double M Line Dancing – Equipment £150
  7. 3rd Newbiggin Scout Group – Equipment £300
  8. JAYESS Newbiggin Brass Band – Music £300
  9. South Northumberland Radio Project – Trial Broadcasts £300
  10. Newbiggin in Bloom Association - Equipment £300
  11. 1st Newbiggin by the Sea Girls Brigade - Equipment £280
  12. Newbiggin District Allotment & Small Holders Association - Equipment £300
  13. Newbiggin Arts Forum Ltd - Signage £300
  14. Blyth Valley Arts and Leisure - Childrens Olympics Activities £300
  15. Newbiggin Keep Fit group - Equipment £300
  16. Josh Turner, Emulous Sports Kickboxing - Equipment and travelling costs £300
  17. Crossroads Church - Healthy Living events £300
  18. TriNorthumberland - Road closure costs for September triathlon £300
  19. Newbiggin Traders Association - Administrative and set up costs £300
  20. Newbiggin by the Sea Partnership Trust - Administrative costs £280
  21. RNLI Ladies Group - Children’s fayre activities £300
  22. Wansbeck Young Peoples Forum - Conference £100
  23. Wansbeck Music Festival - Venue hire & piano £300
  24. Central Palz - Support for patients & carers £300
  25. Newbiggin Heritage Partnership - Cost of promotion £300
  26. Welfare Residents Association - decoration & cleaning £300
  27. Old Ship Music Festival - Promotion £300
  28. Highlights Rural Touring Theatre - Operational costs £300
  29. Alnwick Garden Party - Newbiggin volunteers coach hire £180
  30. Bad Apples North East CIC - Diversionary activities for 12-17 year olds £300
  31. Newbiggin Arts Forum Ltd - Roof and chimney repairs £180
  32. Newbiggin Juniors Football Club - Coaching courses £300
  33. Newbiggin by the Sea Partnership Trust - Administrative costs £300
  34. Newbiggin-by-the-Sea Women’s Institute Association - Dehumidifier £200
  35. Ashington Male Voice Choir - Centenary preparations £60
  36. Newbiggin and North Seaton Royal British Legion - Armed Forces day preparations £300
  37. West View; Locarno Place; Coronation Street friends - Royal Wedding celebrations £50
  38. Newbiggin Maritime Centre ‘Buy-a-Brick’ campaign - Buy a Brick campaign £300
  39. Old Ship Music Festival - Music Festival £300
  40. Highlights Rural Touring Scheme - Arts Programme £300
  41. Northumberland Alnwick Garden Party volunteers coach - Coach £180
  42. Bad Apples North East CIC - Children's activities £300
  43. Newbiggin Arts Forum Limited - Roof repairs £180
  44. Newbiggin Juniors Football Club - Coaching courses £300
  45. Newbiggin by-the-Sea Partnership Limited - Administrative costs £300
  46. The East Coast Arts Club - Art tuition £300
  47. Newbiggin Photography Club - Exhibition costs £300
  48. KEAP Creative - Art Trail leaflet £300
  49. Wansbeck Music Festival - Hall hire costs £300
  50. Newbiggin Tea Dance - Equipment and room hire £300
  51. Newbiggin in Bloom Association - Horticultural requisites £300
  52. Bank House Social Club - Parking refurbishments £300
  53. Northern Learning Trust - Monthly newsletter £300
  54. Northumberland Community Arts and Media Partnership - Magazine £300
  55. Butokokan Judo Club - Competition costs £300
  56. Ashington and District Male Voice Choir - Operational costs £60
  57. Great North Air Ambulance - General running costs £100
  58. Community Space Challenge - Scheme on Moor Estate £300