Prescot Town Council is able to provide Small Grant Funding of up to £500 for local community projects.
What is Section 137 funding?
Section 137 refers to the Local Government Act 1972, which ‘empowers Local Councils to have the power to spend up to a prescribed amount in any one year for the benefit of the inhabitants of the area or part of them.’
Who can apply?
Section 137 is open to any community, voluntary, charitable or non-profit making organisation based in Prescot or predominantly serving the Prescot community. Organisations must be:
- Properly Constituted
- Have a bank account with at least two signatories
- Provide a benefit to residents of Prescot
For further details please read the guidance notes attached below and if you wish to make an application please complete the application form which is available by clicking the link below:
Community Recognition Awards
Prescot has a rich tradition as a Town with a strong community, sometimes the efforts of particular individuals and groups stand out as being above and beyond that of a usual citizen. These groups and individuals are not always aware of the positive impact they can have, on both individuals and the wider community, and can go largely unsung for their actions.
In order to recognise these individuals and the positive contribution they make to the lives of others, the Town Council operate the Prescot Community Recognition Awards, if you would like to make a nomination please use the form below.
Miss Leah Whitehead picked up the Citizen of the year Award, at only 14 years old Leah is the youngest ever winner of this award and has been recognised for her outstanding personal achievement in charitable fundraising. Her achievements have included raising over £25,000 for local charities and launching an appeal that saw 2,500 Easter Eggs collected for her fellow patients at Alder Hey Hospital. Leah’s achievements are all the more special as during this time she has been undergoing treatment for Leukemia. Thankfully Leah has now reached the end of her treatment, and we are sure everyone in Prescot wishes this special individual all the very best for the future.