Decision details

Community Initiative Funding (WA04(19/20))

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The Committee considered the written report from the Director of Law and Assurance. The Committee considered each application individually and on its merots. The County Council Members of the Committee RESOLVED that the following pledges be approved:


a)   402/JWAAC – EcoSwap, ‘EcoSwap community workshops’, up to £1,000– towards delivering inter-generational workshops teaching residents sustainable skills through making, mending and re-purposing.

The following application be deferred:

b)   416/JWAAC – Bognor Regis Baptist Church, ‘Bognor Church toilet facilities’ – to allow evidence of community support.

the following applications to be rejected:

c)   445/JWAAC – Frame of Mind CIC, ‘Picturing a brighter future’ – as there was no evidence of member support or engagement

d)   446/JWAAC – Radio Respect CIC, ‘Radio Respect dedicated to mental health’ – as there was no evidence of member support or engagement.

the following Microfund applications be approved:

e)   447/JWAAC – Men’s Shed Allotments, ‘Bognor Regis Men’s Shed’, £749.42 - towards purchasing eight wooden potting sheds and other materials for the group's two double allotment plots at Chichester Road Allotment site.

f)    448/JWAAC – Regis Primary Care Network Community Board, ‘Bognor Health & Wellbeing Fun Day’, £725.00 – towards the cost of event marketing and publicity plus hiring four community music groups.

And the following Microfund application be rejected.

g)   457/JWAAC – Making Theatre Gaining Skills CIF, ‘Sound equipment for Bognor Institute of Laughter’ - as there was no evidence of member support or engagement.


The call in deadline for this decision is 5 December 2019.

Publication date: 28/11/2019

Date of decision: 27/11/2019

Decided at meeting: 27/11/2019 - Joint Western Arun Area Committee

Effective from: 06/12/2019

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