Exmouth Town Council were given £30,905 from the Communities Together Fund to run a pilot Dragon's Den project within Exmouth. The town council invited applications to the Exmouth Community Fund from projects where the majority of the benefits would be to Exmouth.

All the eligible applications went forward to a community voting event run by Exmouth Town Council and Action East Devon. Project proposers and a maximum of ten of their supporters, local Councillors and community leaders were invited along to an evening event. Project proposers gave a presentation at the event to everyone there explaining what their project was and how it would benefit Exmouth. A panel of 'dragons' then had the opportunity to ask the project a few questions. All the people at the event then got to vote for their 5 favourite projects.

Projects that applied and were given the funding they asked for by Exmouth Town Council were:

Project proposer Project Amount asked for and granted
Exmouth Sea Cadets Purchase of support vehicle to help launch and retrieve safety vehicle and for towing when attending training and competitions £4,000
Open Door, Exmouth Weekly creative arts workshop £5,000
Health and Local Food for Families Fortnightly cooking sessions at Community College for young carers of helping to care of family member with a disability or medical condition £3,141
Brixington Blues Weekly inclusive football session for young people with additional needs and disabilities. £800
Pete's Dragons Indoor Festival on World Mental Health Day £3,695
Whizz Kids Monthly pop up balance bikes and trike circuit events for children


Exmouth Museum Pop up mobile museum £950
Exmouth Pride Key stage props for Pride Event to be made in conjunction with Exmouth Youth Centre & Exmouth Artists and Creatives Hub £300
St John's Court Start up of a carer's support group £500
Exe Sailing Club Purchase motor boat for use by disabled individuals in the community to experience the feeling of being on water £5,000