Torbay’s Elected Mayor, Gordon Oliver is once again making his annual pledge of giving half of his salary to charitable groups.  In total, grants of over £165,000 have been handed out to local charities and organisations from the Mayor’s Fund.

Grants of up to £1,000 will be allocated to winning projects that will be progressed in the following 12 months, with priority going to organisations and individuals based and operating in Torbay.

Torbay Mayor, Gordon Oliver, said: “This pledge is part of my election promise, which I have committed to for the past 6 years. This Fund is in place to help support the voluntary organisations and charities that support the local area and people.”

Local charities, community and voluntary sector organisations or individuals who wish to apply need to complete an application form which can be on the Mayors Fund page, along with the Grant Scheme Policy to check for eligibility.  Alternatively, you can request a form by emailing  or in writing to the Mayor’s Fund at the Town Hall to receive a copy of the application form.

The Postal address to request an application form is:

Torbay Mayors Fund
Torbay Council
Town Hall

The closing date for applications is Friday 17 February 2017.

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