Mayors Fund Grant Scheme

Mayor of Thorne Moorends Cllr. Craig Ellis is looking for projects that have a positive impact on and benefit for local local youths. Grant awards are typically in the region of £200.00. You can download the full Guidance Notes to find out further details below of the Mayors Fund Grant Scheme for 2021 / 2022.

You can also download the application form

2021 / 2022 Awards

  • Thornensians Rugby Club – £236.40 – Training equipment for junior rugby.
  • Thornensians Rugby Club – £248.00 – Rugby clothing and balls for girls rugby.
  • Friends of Thorne Memorial Park – Gardening equipment.
  • Moorends Miners Welfare Centre – Halloween Party Decorations , Games and Party Items
  • Moorends Marauders Rugby Club – £225.00 – Match Balls for Rugby

2020 / 2021 Awards

  • Thorne Colliery FC – £250.00 -For the provision of new match balls.
  • Active Fusion – £300.00 – For the provision of delivery of a half term sport camp in Moorends.
  • Moorends Marauders Rugby Club – £244.20 – For the provision of training equipment for junior players.
  • Marshland Road School  – £87.00 – For the provision of flowers and compost for planting project.
  • Thornensians Rugby Club – £236.40 – For the provision of new training equipment and training aids to be used with the clubs junior and girls teams.
  • Moorends Marauders Rugby Club – £232.98 – For the provision of catering equipment to support the club providing refreshments during training and matches.

Previous Mayors Fund Details

Cllr. Mark Houlbrook – 2019/2020


  • Friends of Thorne Community Wood Grant Awarded: £114.95 – To support family activities at the woodlands 25th anniversary event.
  •  Join in Local Life Grant Awarded £200.00 – To support provision of materials for ‘Knit and Natter’ group in producing knitted products that are sold to raise funds for charity. The group also provides a valuable support network to its often elderly and isolated members.
  • Friends of Harry Priestly House Grant Awarded £200.00 – To support the provision and creation of a sensory garden for the benefit of residents and visitors alike.
  • Thorne Business Forum Grant Awarded £200.00 – For the provision of winter hanging baskets in Thorne Town Centre.
  • Thorne Family Support Group Grant Awarded £181.97 – To support Christmas Disco and additional group activity materials for adults for with learning disabilities.
  •  Join in Local Life Grant Awarded £ 69.60 – For the provision of wrapping paper to support the wrapping of children’s Christmas presents that are delivered to families who may otherwise be unable to provide their children with a present at Christmas.
  • Thorne Colliery FC Grant Awarded £200.00 – For the provision of new football goals for the Under 10 girls football team.
  • Coronavirus Response Efforts £833.48 – For the provision of food aid parcels for local vulnerable people.