Grants from Rye Town Council are made to local voluntary organisations for a variety of purposes every year. The Grant Budget for the year 2018/19 is £5000.
Examples of recent successful applications for grant funding include:
RTC Grant Application for organisations – Applications may be submitted at any time of the year and are considered generally within two months of submission.
If you have any queries regarding grants or the application process, please contact the Town Clerk.
Rye Town Council is the sole trustee of Rye Relief in Need (Registered Charity no. 1075806) established to assist those normally residing within the town (parish boundary) of Rye who are in ‘need, hardship or distress’. It is a fund that was created by generous bequests of past residents of Rye. RRIN is able to make grants of money; or provide or pay for goods, services or facilities; for individuals in need, hardship or distress. It can also make grants of money to other persons or bodies who provide goods, services or facilities to those in need. For more information, please see the charity’s Governing Document.
Examples of successful applications for grant funding include:
Applications may be made at any time of the year and are considered generally within two months of submission.
If you have any queries regarding grants or the application process, please contact the Secretary of Rye Relief in Need via Rye Town Council.
Rye Town Council is involved closely with the Rye Merchant Seamen’s Fund. This charity (no. 236380) was established in 1924 for ‘the relief and support of maimed and disabled seamen connected with the town and port of Rye and the widows and children of such seamen as shall be slain or drowned in the merchant service.’
Following advice from the Charity Commission, the trustees will consider additionally assisting:
For further information, please contact The Secretary, Rye Merchant Seamen’s Fund, c/o Town Hall, Rye, East Sussex TN31 7LA.