Grant Aid

Grant Aid


Fleetwood Town Council sets aside an annual budget from the precept to support community projects, events and initiatives through its grant-aid process.  To apply for grant-aid your group must be a charitable or non-profit making duly constituted organisation, whose proposal will significantly benefit Fleetwood and its residents. You must also attend the meeting at which your application is considered to present your proposal and answer any questions.

The application form and the policy guidance can be downloaded from the links below or obtained from the clerk to the council on

A summary of the awards granted since January 2016 is detailed below.

  • May-19 – Friends of Fleetwood Library, cinema club £400.00
  • May-19 – Active Lancashire, Community sports events £3500.00
  • April-19 – Tram Sunday committee £3518.40 for road closures and first aid
  • January-19 –  Fleetwood Carnival 2019 for first aid and road closure costs – £1000.00
  • January-19 – HM Costguard Fleetwood for a defibrillator wall casing – £700.00
  • December – 18 Sir Peter Hesketh Statue Group for funding a “Fleetwood Day” event in 2019 – £4,500.00
  • August -18 The Old Boys Band for new uniforms £1950.00
  • August -18 Rotary Club – Fireworks extravaganza £3,000.00
  • August-18 Fleetwood Gym Community Foundation for subsidised free football club places £3000.00
  • July-18 Willow Garden Project for new potting shed for workshops and storage £2000.00
  • July-18 Friends of the Memorial Park for a family outdoor cinema event £2000.00
  • July-18 Fleetwood Sea cadets – contribution to building entrance improvements £2000.00
  • May-18 Re-launch of Fleetwood Shop watch scheme £2,175.00 for  radios, hardware and running costs
  • May-18 Final Homecoming Parade – (Wyre Council arts and events team) £5,935.00 Road closures, security, first aid, live entertainment
  • May-18 Tram Sunday committee £2,354.00 for road closures
  • Fleetwood Carnival 2018. Road closure and other safety costs £1877.00
  • St Marys primary school – Green Screen Learning Technology £750.00
  • Folkus – “Sailortown” folk music event £500.00
  • Westview Community Centre association £2,500.00 DOE scheme mural project at Chatsworth shops
  • Rotary Club – Fireworks extravaganza £3,000.00 Funding for annual fireworks extravaganza
  • PWRS £960.00 Replacement fish plates
  • Scarecrow Festival £1,000.00 for materials
  • National Coastwatch Institution £956.64 Spotting equipment
  • Fleetwood Folk and Blues Festival £2,000.00
  • Fleetwood Under 15s rugby club £3,500.00 New kit and overseas tournament
  • Fleetwood Carnival 2017 £1,422.00 Traffic management fees
  • Citizens Advice North West £2000 Digital Training equipment
  • PWRS £500.00 Storage Shed
  • Fleetwood Royalettes £500.00 New uniforms
  • Willow Garden Project £1,000.00 Defibrillator
  • Scarecrow Festival £2,000.00 for materials
  • Rotary Club £3,000.00 Fireworks extravaganza funding
  • PWRS £460.00 Obtain lease/legal fees (heritage licence)
  • PWRS £450.00 Weed control training (Myerscough)
  • Fleetwood Folk and Blues Festival  £2,000.00
  • Rotary Club £1,000.00 Easter Family fun event
  • Friends of Memorial Park £6,000.00 Play equipment


Grant Aid Application Form