Financial Grants  

All local groups in the Ripley Township* are invited to apply for financial assistance from Ripley Town Council. 
A decision is made by the Financial Grants Committee, mid June 2021. 
The deadline for submitting your application is 21st May 2021. 
Unfortunatley we are not able to give financial grants to businesses, Churches / 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 Youth

Marehay Cricket Club 

We gave them £750 in 2020 to train and pay coaches at all levels. 
 
 
Ripley Music Festival

Ripley Music Festival 

We gave them £3000 in 2020 which went towards putting the wonderful musical events on for the local community. 
Waingroves Community Centre

Waingroves Community Association 

In 2019, we gave £100 to help towards redecorating the kitchen in Waingroves Community Centre. 
 
 
 
Amber Valley Movie Makers

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’. 
 
Ripley Morris

Ripley Morris 

We gave them £100 in 2019 to use for publicising their group and recruiting new members and for new kit. 
Waingroves Well Dressing

Waingroves Well Dressing 

In 2019, we gave £200 to buy materials for the well dressing and repair the frames for the well dressings. 
B.E.A.R.S Breastfeeding Support Amber Valley

B.E.A.R.S Breastfeeding 

In 2019, we gave £100 to help fund promotional materials so they could promote breastfeeding within the 
local community. 
 
 
 
Ripley & District Heritage Trust Ripley in 1950's

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

Waingroves Community Woodland Trust 

In 2019, we gave £200 which was used to install 18 Nature Trail signs around the woodland. 
The Pentrich and South Wingfield Revolution Group

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 Ripley

Meadow Road Neighbourhood Watch 

In 2020, we gave this group £100 which was used to purchase items for their community allotment. 
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