Community groups in Burntwood are being reminded that there is still time to apply for Grant Aid funding.

The deadline for applications to the scheme run by Burntwood Town Council has been extended to September 22 and any organisations who provide a service or enhance the image of the area can apply.

Application forms can be requested from the Town Council’s office at Unit 1 Lambourne House, Bridge Cross Road, Burntwood or call 01543 677166. Alternatively they can be downloaded from

A spokesperson said:

“The scheme provides start-up grants for new organisations as well as grants to organisations already operating. Please note that late applications or applications from individuals will not be considered. The organisation must have clearly stated aims and objectives set out in writing, a written Constitution, be able to provide a copy of its latest annual accounts and most recent bank statement and have a bank account operated by a minimum of at least two joint signatories. The organisation must provide, or propose to provide, an activity or service that will be of benefit to the Burntwood community or to a particular group of residents.”

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