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Community Grants

Grant Application Form

Each year the Town Council give grants to local organisations to assist with their funding.

The Grants are considered by Council each year in April.  The deadline for submitting the grant is end of March each year. Please find the 2021/22 Grant Application Form below for you to print and complete then send to the Clerk by email – or by Post to the Town Hall, York Street, Selby YO8 4AJ.


Grant Application Process


Each year, in January, there is a grant application form available with the deadline to return the form by 31 March each year.  2020/21 grants have now been allocated.

To apply for a grant 2021/22 you will need to complete an application form which is now available. If you require any assistance please make an appointment with the Town Clerk from January 2021 onwards. 

You can return your application form back by email or post it into the Town Clerk, Town Council Office, Town Hall, York Street, Selby YO8 4AJ.

Grant Application Forms

Grant Application Forms

Community Grants 2020/21

The Town Council awarded £39,260 in grants to the following groups.


  • Arriva No.42 Discretionary Bus Service
  • Selby Abbey
  • Spirit of Christmas
  • Selby Beekeepers Association
  • Citizen’s Advice Mid-North Yorkshire
  • Selby Community Primary School
  • Age UK Selby District
  • Groundwork North Yorkshire
  • Selby Civic Society
  • Selby District Vision
  • Friends of the New Selby War Memorial Hospital
  • Coultish Community Centre
  • Strive
  • Talk Tonight – Selby
  • St James Church – Edge Community Project
  • Selby & District Rail Users Group
  • Selby & District Foodbank


Community Grants 2019/20

The Town Council awarded £37,709.67 in grants to the following groups and cheques were presented on Thursday 2 May:


  • Selby Beekeepers Association
  • Seby Abbey
  • Spirit of Christmas
  • Longman’s Hill CP School
  • The Coultish Centre
  • Flaxley Road TARA


  • Selby District Rail Users Group
  • Citizens’s Advice Mid-North Yorkshire
  • Selby & District Foodbank
  • Selby District Vision
  • Fibromyalgia Support GGroup
  • Selby Civic Society
  • Community Furniture Store
  • St James Church Edge
  • Angela Bridge
  • Lynne O’Dowd
  • Age UK Selby


Community Grants 2018/19

The Town Council has awarded grants to several groups as listed below and cheques were presented on Tuesday 8 May 2018. Photographs are below of the grant presentation. £35,997.63 was provided this year.


  • Coultish Centre Pensioners Club
  • Selby District Vision
  • Selby Civic Society
  • Selby and District Rail Users Group
  • Selby Citizens Advice Bureau
  • Selby District Food Bank
  • Selby Globe Community Cinema on hold
  • Edge Community DNA (Part of St James Church, Selby)
  • IDAS Selby
  • Purple Patch Arts
  • Spirit of Christmas
  • Selby Family History Group
  • Magnetic Arts CIC
  • Selby Community Trust
  • Abbot’s Staith