Funding available for groups in Henley to ‘Encourage new Business’

Clubs and community groups in Henley can apply for funding from a charity launched in a former mayor’s memory.

The Anthony (Tony) Lane Foundation, is offering grants to organisations annually. There are five themes which the foundation will support every year on a rota basis. These are: supporting children and young people; social wellbeing of senior citizens; heritage and history; the health of residents and encouraging new business.

This year’s theme is ‘Encouraging New Business in Henley’.

Trustees are keen to support grassroots community groups and small-to-medium sized voluntary organisations. The Foundation have £20,000 to spend on the theme this year.

Beneficiaries need not be registered charities but any projects that receive money must be legally charitable. Applicants must have a constitution or similar governing document plus a bank account in the group’s name with at least two unrelated signatories. The deadline for applications is September 30th 2018.

Applications to the foundation should be made in writing to: The Trustees of the Anthony (Tony) Lane Foundation, The Burnside Partnership, The Carpenters Workshop, Blenheim Palace Sawmills, Combe, Oxfordshire, OX29 8ET.

If you have any queries, please contact:

Letters should include a summary of your organisation’s objectives, details of financial support including copy quotes or estimates, if applicable, an explanation of the money would be used and a correspondence address. Evidence of governing documents and a bank account must also be provided.