Case Studies

Find out more about who we've recently funded...

Case Studies

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

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RHA – Get Connected During the first wave of COVID-19 in 2020 our vulnerable community members who were shielding were hit the hardest by loneliness or not being able to connect with family and friends. With so many having to close their doors to visitors indefinitely, it meant so they were left isolated and couldn’t…

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Glenrhondda Court Tenants Group (Bingo Buddies)
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Glenrhondda Court in Treherbert is a housing association block which contains 15 flats for those aged over 55. The property is accessible and has a communal lounge, laundry and garden. The building is managed by RHA.   Glenrhondda Court Tenants Group (Bingo Buddies), a group of residents within the property, established to help to run…

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Cwmaman Community Woodland Group
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Micro Fund Grant – £3,941.60 Meriel of our Supporting Communities Team first met with the group after PyC referred them following a failed bid to the fund. During the meeting she learnt all about them and their ideas – they had a robust, realistic, exciting, intergenerational, environmental community project. Meriel worked with them to: facilitate…

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Funding Creative and Cultural Activities
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Arts, culture, music and creative industries are facing a very difficult time as they try and survive the impact of pandemic. We thought this would be a good time to remember the amazing groups and businesses in this area that Pen y Cymoedd has supported in its first three years. If you are a group…

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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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