At the meeting held on the 25th April the following grants were considered and awarded:
The David Gibbons Foundation received 22 applications and awarded 18 applications and 2 pledges. A total of £26,850 was awarded (including the pledges). The largest grants were for 2 of £5,000 to an East Devon school and a social club in East Devon for adults with learning disabilities. The smallest grant was for £100 to an individual for essential furniture. £11,950 was given to East Devon applicants in total.
The Gibbons Family Trust awarded grants of £17,750, plus 1 pledge for £500. 19 applications were considered and only one was refused. £5,500 was given away by way of 3 grants to Thanet in Kent, and £4,750 to East Devon. The largest grant was for £3,000 to a Community Trust in Thanet, and the smallest was £165 for a child in Devon to take part in a school trip.