BWCE Fund 2019 Allocations

£31,204 has been awarded from the BWCE Fund in 2019 to the following 11 community projects.

Grant Application Name Amount Awarded Project Description – Summary
Friends of Bathampton Meadows Riverside  £500 To purchase and install a recycling bin and an information board for Bathampton Meadows Riverside
Monksdale Allotments Community Orchard  £522 To purchase trees, hedges and materials to plant a community orchard.
Bath Share & Repair  £950 To increase the capacity and efficiency of Bath Share & Repair   through investing in resources for the repair cafes.
Transition Bath  £3,053 Toward the cost of a six-month pilot of the Ride to Work by E-Bike Project, providing a total of 40 employees at Bath based work places the opportunity to trial the use of an electric bike for 6 weeks each.
Time Bank Plus  £3,660 Toward the annual running cost of the group’s ‘Library of Things/Borrow It’ scheme which encourages residents to borrow useful household items rather than buy them.
Percy Community Centre  £3,700 To install LED lighting in the Percy community centre’s basement, ground floor area and sport hall.
All Saints, Weston  £4,319 To install LED strip lighting and LED dimmer spot lighting throughout the Weston Hub building, and also to pay for a digital control system for a completely new heating system throughout the building.
Carers Centre B&NES (Care Network)  £5,000 Toward secondary glazing for the Carers’ Centre in Bath called Woodlands, to make the building more energy efficient, warmer and reduce noise.
Marksbury Village Hall  £5,000 Toward installing new insulation and low energy lighting in the hall.
Climate Friendly Bradford on Avon £1,500 Toward the cost of installing three water fountains in Bradford-on-Avon with the aim of reducing waste from the use of plastic water bottles.
Henstridge Village Hall  £3,000 Toward the cost of installing new infra-red heating panels in the ceiling of the hall.
Total £31,204