Grants Available to Potton Residents
The Charity is charged with giving assistance to any qualifying cause resident within the Parish of Potton. This does not exclude organisations outside of Potton, but any grants received must be used for the benefit of Potton residents.
PCC will consider and has supported projects concerned with the maintenance and upkeep of communal buildings/recreation areas that are the responsibility of non-profit making organisations. In extreme circumstances the Charity will consider repair or renovations of private premises where the claimant is particularly in need.
The Charity is served by nine trustees,
Four of which are nominated from the Town Council, currently
and Anna Adnitt
Four are co-opted by the other trustees and are currently
Charles Belcher (Chairman)
and Andre Allison
Each of these trustees serves a fixed term of five years.
The ninth Trustee is the Vicar of the Parish of Potton, who is currently Rev. Gill Smith and serves for as long as she holds this office.
The Charities Act 2011 requires all registered charities to prepare a Trustees' Annual Report (TAR) and accounts.
Registered charities with a financial period ending on or after 1 April 2009 must send their TAR and accounts to the Commission if their income was greater than £25,000. For financial periods earlier than this charities were required to send the documents if the income was greater than £10,000. taken from www.charity-commission.gov.uk