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

COVID emergency funding and large Vision Fund grants totalling £287,772
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Since 2017 we have supported sporting groups with Micro Fund grants, COVID emergency funding and large Vision Fund grants totalling £287,772 From dance and gymnastics equipment in Ferndale and Aberdare to football kits and equipment in Pentre, Glynneath and Blaengwynfi. Bowls clubs in Treherbert and Blaengwynfi, junior golf and swimming clubs, saunas in Rhigos, kayaks…

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Funding for Community Buildings
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During the initial consultation the community said they wanted the Pen y Cymoedd Wind Farm Community Fund to: – Help make sure that community spaces align with community needs (i.e. space for young people, health hubs, disabled access etc) – Make sure buildings and spaces are fit for purpose across fund area – Help build…

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Jobs and Businesses
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When Vattenfall asked the community what they wanted from the Pen y Cymoedd Community Fund some of the key priorities were: A range of quality, sustainable jobs Increasing the proportion of economically active women Help for businesses with the cost of new employees Well kept, attractive high streets Making start-up funding more accessible The fund…

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RHONDDA RADIO
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Back in 2018, Rhondda Radio were offered a full FM Licence and we offered them a Vision Fund grant of £5,850 to support process, upgrades and transmitter costs. They came back to us for a Micro Fund grant and were awarded £4,000 for their Fach FM project to bring Rhondda Radio to the Fach. With…

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MICRO FUND CASE STUDY
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AFC Aberaman AFC Aberaman were awarded a Micro Fund grant of £2,297.25 to support summer training and some kit and equipment. They had a difficult couple of years and had a clear plan to offer training out of season and new kit and equipment to keep players and volunteers engaged and start to develop their…

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ACT 1 Theatre Group
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Awarded a Micro Fund of £2,500 to support Junior and Youth group’s summer and autumn productions. This was an excellent application from a group serving the Upper Rhondda – they had clear plan for 6 months’ worth of productions and activity and had significant match funding towards the project. The schedule included: A large scale…

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