Funding Opportunities

Find out about Pen Y Cymoedd CIC Funding Opportunities

Funding Opportunities

Our Funding Opportunities

Local people themselves have defined the priorities for the Community Fund – you can see what they are in the Pen y Cymoedd Prospectus.  As the Fund will be here for the next twenty years, community benefit activities can be supported now, and we can all also plan and deliver for the long-term.

Equal opportunities to take part

Anyone who wants to take part in any funded project or activity should be welcome to do so, unless there are sound reasons why this isn’t possible (e.g. the activity is exclusively for women, young people or older people). Your governing document and policies should make this clear. You can view our own Equal Opportunities Policy here.

What the Community Fund can’t support

activities that don’t deliver clear benefits to communities within the Fund’s Area of Benefit applications for activities or projects which exclude certain groups of people without very clear and legally defensible reasons applications from public sector bodies activities which are the statutory responsibility of public sector bodies applications from individuals other than those wishing to…

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The Micro Fund

The 5th Round of Micro Fund is open now and will close at 5pm on Monday 11th February 2019. We recognise that great ideas can sometimes be realised by the injection of relatively small sums of money at the right time – on a one-off basis. The Micro Fund offers one-off grants from £300 –…

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How Micro Fund applications are assessed

We’ll read carefully through your application and get in touch if we have any queries or need more information. Decisions about whether or not to award funding are made by the Community Interest Company Directors – normally within 6 weeks of each application round closing date. It’s best to take your time in putting an…

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The Vision Fund

Vision Fund The Vision Fund offers grants over £5,000 (capital and/or revenue) to support activities that help to deliver one or more of the priorities set out in the Fund Prospectus. New and developing businesses, voluntary sector and community groups can all apply. Although public sector bodies are not eligible, we welcome partnership working. Applicants…

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