Decision details

CR/365/05/20 - Approval of Funding

Decision Maker: Director of Corporate Resources

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


See attached Officer Decision Record for full details


To approve the following application for grant funding from the Doncaster Community Fund – Ward Member Budget.

a. The Dell Café - CIC
Reference 30/DCF/WBCV19/HEX&BN&BS/The Dell Café CIC
Supported by: Councillors Glyn Jones, Sue Wilkinson, Nuala Fennelly and John Healy
Cost: £250 - £83.33 x 3 councillors (Cllrs Sue Wilkinson, Nuala Fennelly and John Healy), Cllr Glyn Jones £0.00.

To purchase ingredients and deliver 100 cream teas to elderly residents who are unable to attend the café due to the COVID 19 Pandemic to lessen isolation amongst elderly groups in the community.

b. Tickhill and District Lions Club – Covid 19 Community Support
Reference 31/DCF/WBCV19/TickWad/Tickhillions
Supported by: Councillors Nigel Cannings and Martin Greenhalgh
Cost: Total £1400 - £700 x 2 Councillors (Councillors Nigel Cannings and
Martin Greenhalgh)

It will help volunteers to provide shopping and support for the elderly and vulnerable with medicine collections and food deliveries providing support throughout the crisis.

Alternative options considered:

Doncaster Community Fund Ward Members Budget Scheme - If this scheme were not approved Elected Members would have less opportunity to support their communities during the current COVID 19 crisis.

Publication date: 14/05/2020

Date of decision: 06/05/2020

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