Case Studies

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Case Studies

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Read some of our most recent case studies about some of what we have supported so far

FRIENDS OF WCKA RCT

MICRO FUND GRANT – £4.998 This new group (of parents and friends) had been set up to raise funds to send children and adults to the WKU World Kickboxing Championships in Athens in October 2018. The 17 students (aged 9 – 47) that they aimed to fund train in the Sobell sports centre in Aberdare…

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SCOOBS DOGGY DAY CARE, BOARDING AND GROOMING

MICRO FUND GRANT – £5,000 Scoobs Doggy Day Care aimed to offer a reliable, flexible, comprehensive, affordable, friendly pet-care service for dog owners at applicant’s own home – targeted at customers within a 15-mile radius of Hirwaun.  They aim to expand the business in due course to employ at least one local person.  Services include boarding, grooming,…

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BLAENLLECHAU COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT GROUP – BUSY BEES OF BLAEN

MICRO FUND GRANT – £4405 Blaenllechau Community Involvement Group were awarded £4405 for their Busy Bees of Blaen project. This is a great community project with in-built sustainability from honey sales. The group was well-established and had a good reputation for delivery. The benefits of bee keeping are widely known, and the bee population is…

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RHONDDA SWIMMING CLUB

MICRO FUND £2110   Rhondda Swimming Club were awarded a Micro Fund grant of £2110. The club has 178 members and relies upon young volunteers to ensure that the 11 sessions across 4 pools are delivered with fully qualified coaches/teachers and in accordance with Swim Wales guidelines. The continued training and progression of their coaches is…

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UPPER RHONDDA BRASS BAND

MICRO FUND GRANT OF £2,110 Upper Rhondda Brass Band – Micro Fund Grant of £2,500 to re-furbish a worn and damaged Tuba. The project was to refurbish a Eb Bass from a poor condition (dented, scratched and tarnished), the bass was striped of its silver plating all dents removed all parts cleaned and checked for…

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BLAENLLECHAU YOUTH PROJECT

Micro Fund Grant: £3425.00 Blaenllechau Youth Project received a Micro Fund grant of £3425 for their Blaenllechau Dance and Drama Project. They held weekly dance and drama sessions which accumulated in shows and showcases. They held a show in Morlais Hall for friends and family and well as performing in school fetes, Christmas events and…

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