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Successful Community Grant Awards

The Community Grants Scheme can provide funding for any community activity or community group in Macclesfield that is open to all, is for the benefit of Macclesfield or the people of Macclesfield and is a not for profit activity.

Below are some of examples of projects we have funded:

Previous Community Grant Awards

Grants 2020

Macclesfield Seals
Awarded £250 towards promotion and safeguarding

Water Street residents
Awarded £250 for a planting project

Awarded £250 for a youth theatre performance

St Alban’s Pre-School
Awarded £2,000 towards a capital building project

Awarded £250 for event equipment

Awarded £876.35 towards allotment site improvements

Macclesfield Music Centre
Awarded £1,005 for a virtual performance

Tytherington Juniors Football Club
Awarded £1,668 towards defibrilators

Scoop and Scales
Awarded £1,200 towards a sustainable shopping project

Weston residents and Healthbox CIC
Awarded £250 for a communal garden project

Gawsworth Girls Brigade
Awarded £250 towards craft packs

Macclesfield Rugby Union Football Club
Awarded £2,000 for CCTV

Grants 2019

Macclesfield Community Artspace
Awarded £250 for a community event

Child Safety Media
Awarded £2,000 towards the Crucial Crew child safety event

Macclesfield Library
Awarded £250 for a reader engagement event

Swifts Over Macclesfield
Awarded £250 for nest boxes

Aftermath 100
Awarded £558 for the printing of commemorative materials

East Cheshire Hospice
Awarded £1,000 towards the Art Fair

Cheshire and Warrington Carers Trust
Awarded £780 towards the carers lunch club

Circus Starr
Awarded £680 for an inclusive circus event

Macclesfield Pioneering Women
Awarded £1,000 for a showcase event

Refugees Welcome
Awarded £375 for a respite trip for refugee families

Macclesfield Male Voice Choir
Awarded £2,000 towards new uniforms

Macclesfield branch of the Royal British Legion
Awarded £800 for a new standard/branch flag

Friends for Leisure
Awarded £528.16 for a community support project

Holy Trinity Church
Awarded £103.93 for community outreach at the Green in the Corner

Macclesfield United Reformed Church
Awarded £250 for a hearing loop to be installed 

St John’s Church
Awarded £779 for activities to tackle social isolation

Awarded £822.25 for groundwork improvements

1st Moss Rose Scouts
Awarded £2,000 for camping equipment

CORE (Church of the Resurrection)
Awarded £2,000 for refurbishment work

Crafty Corner
Awarded £878.40 for a community craft project

Macclesfield Pride
Awarded £1,373.88 for event costs 

Friends for Leisure
Awarded £528.16 towards a community support project

Holy Trinity Church
Awarded £103.93 towards a community engagement project

Macclesfield United Reformed Church
Awarded £250 towards a hearing loop in the building

St John’s Church
Awarded £779 for activities to tackle social isolation

The Tuesday Group
Awarded £615 for room hire for the social and knitting group

Morton Hall Community Centre
Awarded £2,000 towards building improvements

Macclesfield and Congleton District Scouts
Awarded £1,100 for the second phase of museum improvements

Macclesfield and District Sheepdog Trials
Awarded £250 towards a new toilet block for use at the annual events

Macclesfield Sea Scouts
Awarded £250 towards purchase of a Rigid Inflatable Boat

Hurdsfield Phoenix Football Club
Awarded £2000 to fund an wards evening and summer tournament

Royal British Legion, Macclesfield
Awarded £280 for a memorial project

Princes Trust Macclesfield
Awarded £250 for equipment

Macclesfield Scouts
Awarded £250 for training

Macclesfield Pride
Awarded £1,257.20 towards the event