Funding boost for local organisations

Council grants for a range of special projects.


Local groups and organisations have received a massive funding boost thanks to members of West Sussex County Council.
In total £174,725 was granted to a wide range of special projects.
Michael Brown, Cabinet Member for Finance, said: “I am delighted to have awarded these grants. They will help communities throughout West Sussex to grow and be of lasting benefit for future residents to enjoy.”
Michael authorised funding of £159,925 to:
•        Bognor Regis - The Base Skatepark - £18,500
•        Coldwaltham - Alban Head Playing Fields Pavilion - £6,000
•        Horsham 5th 10th Horsham Weald Scouts HQ - £12,400
•        Horsham Rugby Club - £10,000
•        Hurstpierpoint Bowling Club - £13,825
•        Littlehampton Cricket Club Pavilion – Accessibility - £9,900
•        Petworth House Real Tennis Club - £6,100
•        Selsey The Bridge Youth Dream - £3,900
•        Steyning Cricket Club - £17,800
•        Walberton Community Playcentre @ Walberton - £2,300
•        Washington East Clayton Farm Donkey Walking project - £8,300
•        Watersfield - Lodge Hill Sno Tubing project - £19,800
•        Worthing Heene Community Centre - £17,800
•        Worthing Maybridge We are Food Pioneers - £7,800
•        Worthing Neighbourhood Watch Task Force - £5,500
County Council leader Louise Goldsmith granted £14,800 of funding to:
•        Easebourne - Rotherfield Sports Club Ground - £10,000
•        Fernhurst Village Hall - £4,800
Projects have to be supported by the relevant local County Councillor to be in line for funding. They also have to show they will have a lasting benefit to the local community.
To find out more head to and search ‘Members’ Big Society Fund’.

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Last updated:
6 February 2018

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