Seaford Town Council is pleased to announce that following the 2022-2023 grant process, twelve local organisations have been awarded financial grants totalling £20,000.  All grants will directly benefit the residents of Seaford and the town itself.

The Town Council would like to thank these organisations for their continued hard work and contribution to the town and is delighted to be able to assist and support these organisations where possible.

Cuckmere Buses was awarded £2,000 towards the ongoing annual running costs and to avoid deficits.

Down Syndrome Development Trust was awarded £1,000 towards supporting Seaford-based children with Downs Syndrome and their families to access their diverse range of programmes.

Premier United Football Club was awarded £500 towards the purchase of goal posts for the U13 and U14 Girls Teams along with use at matches.

Seaford Bonfire Society was awarded £3,000 towards the cost of medical emergency professionals along with the costs towards the event security.

Seaford Community Partnership was awarded £250 towards various administrative costs enabling the Partnership’s volunteers to progress with their current projects.

Seaford Town Football Club was awarded £1,500 towards the purchase of a Club mini-bus to help transport all the youth and senior teams.

Seaford Musical Theatre was awarded £2,750 towards the repair/replacement of their defective flat roof which leaks continuously causing internal damage.

St James’ Trust (Seaford) was awarded £1,000 helping to fund the use of the Lions Mini Bus that is used every week.

St Wilfrid’s Hospice was awarded £2,000 towards the cost of running their fleet of cars which are used to visit patients in Seaford.

Teddy Treats Children’s Charity was awarded £3,000 towards supporting local young people to attend dance, singing, sports and art activities and to continue to fund afterschool streetdance via Seaford Primary schools and Seaford Head Secondary School.

The Youth Counselling Project was awarded £3,000 towards providing 60 sessions of wellbeing support and mental health interventions with each child receiving 10 face to face sessions with relevant therapists.

The Mayor of Seaford, Cllr Olivia Honeyman saidThanks to everyone who applied for the Seaford Town Council grants, whether successful or not, you are all working hard and showing how much you care about the Seaford community.”

The next grants process will commence in April 2023 when application forms will be available to download from the Town Council’s website.  If you would like further information then please email Lucy Clark, Finance Manager, at lucy.clark@seafordtowncouncil.gov.uk