Town Council Grants

2021 Grant Applications are now closed 2022 applications will open in November 2021


The Town Council operates a community grant scheme the aim of which is to ensure that public funds are used in ways to assist local clubs, societies and organisations to enable them to develop and achieve their respective aims and objectives where these benefit the town and local community.

The Council encourages applications from local community based 'not-for profit' or charitable organisations e.g voluntary groups, societies, clubs (including new start-ups), sports clubs, youth clubs and play groups within the Town Council's area may apply, those outside the Town who can demonstrate direct benefit to the residents of the town will be eligable to apply for consideration by the Council. All organisations applying for a grant must;

  • Be of a non-commercial nature
  • Have a constitution, set of rules or documented aims and objectives
  • Have a bank account with at least two signatures

The Town Council cannot give financial assistance to individuals under this scheme nor will it consider retrospective applications where the activity or project has already been carried out.

The purpose for which the grant is made must be in the interest of all or some of the inhabitants of Wem. All applications are to be made on the Town Council's grant application form which can be obained direct from the Town Council or downloaded from this website.

Applications must be received by 5pm on 31st January 2021. 

No late applications will be considered for whatever reason.

Applicants will be informed whether they have been successful in March 2021.

Grants will be presented at the Annual Town Meeting to be held in April 2021

To view and download a copy of the Community Grant Application Form click on this link  Community Grant Application Form 2021

For help completing the Community Grant Application Form click on this link Community Grant Guidance 2021

Closing date for 2021 - 2022 applications is 5p.m on 31st January 2021. No late application will be considered.

For help with filling in the application form please contact the Town Council