Community grants & donations

Are you involved in a local organisation that requires funding towards a local project?

Shepton Mallet Town Council operates two schemes which award grants or donations to local organisations to help them achieve their aims and objectives. These can be used to fund either new projects or continued services and may also be used as matched funding.

The Town Council has a policy of assisting local community groups and applications must be from a properly formed group, club, committee or charity, which must show that the group has charitable/community aims whilst benefitting the residents of Shepton Mallet.

Application process – please see the town council website for application forms and policies which give the criteria and guidance for applying.

Key dates 2020/2021

Community Donations
• 22nd September 2020 – closing date for applications – 1st September 2020
• 12th January 2021 – closing date for applications – 22nd December 2020

Community Grants
• 10th November 2020 – closing date for applications – 20th October 2020

Could you be our new councillor?

The West Ward of Shepton Mallet has vacancies for 2 people to join the town council. If you are passionate about the town and its people and have some time to give, we want to hear from you. In return for your commitment and time, you will receive training and satisfaction from making a values contribution to the future of the town.

If you would like to find out more about the role, please contact the Town Clerk or a fellow councillor.

Application process – letter of application of no more than 2 pages, stating why you are interested in the role and what skills, expertise, or ideas you can offer the council. Please note that you need to satisfy a criteria (further details from the website or from the Town Clerk)

Key dates

Closing date for applications – Monday 24th August 2020

Applications will be submitted to the Town Council meeting on 8th September 2020