Financial Grants 2023
***The deadline to apply for a grant has now passed***
If you missed this deadline, please contact us as we may reopen applications at a later date, if funding allows
All local groups in the Ripley Township* are invited to apply for financial assistance from Ripley Town Council.
The deadline for submitting applications is 19th May 2023.
Unfortunatley we are not able to give financial grants to schools (unless they have a PTA), businesses, Churches or Chapels.
* Ripley, Marehay, Waingroves, Street Lane, Upper Hartshay, Lower Hartshay, Heage, Nether Heage, Bullbridge, Sawmills, Ambergate.
Here's a snippet of some of the groups we have helped over the past few years.
Marehay Cricket Club
We gave them £750 in 2020 to train and pay coaches at all levels.
Ripley Music Festival
We gave them £3000 in 2020 which went towards putting the wonderful musical events on for the local community.
Waingroves Community Association
In 2019, we gave £100 to help towards redecorating the kitchen in Waingroves Community Centre.
Amber Valley Movie Makers
We gave £100 in 2020 for the group to buy equipment. The group said, ‘Ripley Town Council have been invaluable to us in helping to keep our Club going’.
We gave them £100 in 2019 to use for publicising their group and recruiting new members and for new kit.
Waingroves Well Dressing
In 2019, we gave £200 to buy materials for the well dressing and repair the frames for the well dressings.
In 2019, we gave £100 to help fund promotional materials so they could promote breastfeeding within the
Ripley & District Heritage Trust
In 2019, we gave £200 which helped towards hosting their first Heritage Day at Greenwich Community Centre in 2019. Many people attended and shared stories about Ripley over the years.
Waingroves Community Woodland Trust
In 2019, we gave £200 which was used to install 18 Nature Trail signs around the woodland.
Pentrich & South Wingfield Revolution Group
In 2020, we gave £100 which will be used to produce leaflets commemorating the route taken by the Pentrich revolutionaries.
Meadow Road Neighbourhood Watch
In 2020, we gave this group £100 which was used to purchase items for their community allotment.
Sawmills Village Hall
In 2021, we gave a grant of £100 which went towards purchasing new blinds for the venue.