Decision details

Crawley Community Initiative Funding (C04(19/20))

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


At its meeting on the 21 November 2019 the Crawley County Local Committee considered Community Initiative Funding Applications that had be received via the West Sussex Crowd, as set out in Appendix A of the report.


The Committee considered each application on it’s merits and it was RESOLVED that the following pledges be approved:


·       420/C – Nicky’s WorkShop, ‘Where warriors are made’, up to £1,000 – towards purchasing a van and mobile equipment to deliver gymnastics workshops to school pupils across Crawley, subject to the project reaching 50% of it’s crowdfunding total before the end of the financial year.

·       426/C – Crawley Youth Centre, ‘Outdoor basketball court’, up to £1,000 – towards refurbishing the youth centre’s basketball court for use by local clubs and wider community.



AND the following Microfund applications be awarded:


·       427/C – Rivers LPC, ‘Rivers’ women’s sewing project’, £501.10 - towards purchasing sewing machinery and equipment in order to teach new skills through training workshops.

·       428/C – Talk Broadfield, ‘Love where you live, love Broadfield’, £730.00 – towards the production of posters and leaflets to support a national campaign at local level – ‘Keep Britain clean’.

·       438/C – Crawley Run Crew, ‘Run Safe’, £748 – towards the cost of emergency ID trainer tags for members and a print-run for 500 promotional flyers.

·       439/C – Gurjar Hindu Union (GHU), ‘Bollywood in the community’, £748.75 – towards purchasing 25 children’s Bollywood dance costumes plus publicity, transport and refreshments costs for performances in the community.

·       440/C – Malaika and MOSS Group (Multicultural Organic Shambas Society, ‘Acquiring audio/visual facility’, £138 – towards purchasing  gardening materials for communal allotment activities.


The call-in deadline for this decision is 29 November 2019.

Publication date: 22/11/2019

Date of decision: 21/11/2019

Decided at meeting: 21/11/2019 - Crawley County Local Committee

Effective from: 02/12/2019

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