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

Micro Fund Grant of £5,000 to Ysgol Gyfun Cwm Rhondda Belle a’r Bwystfil

The Friends of Ysgol Gyfun Cwm Rhondda (the Welsh language secondary school serving the Rhondda Valleys) applied for help with cost of putting on Welsh language performance of Beauty and the Beast in the main theatre of the Parc and Dare having purchased the performing rights of Beauty and the Beast and spent 3 painstaking…

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MICRO FUND GRANT OF £4,504 TO MUSIC IN HOSPITALS AND CARE

Music in Hospitals & Care (MiHC) is a charity providing live music sessions for people who are receiving care This Micro Fund project has fully funded the provision of 16 live music concerts across 4 care home venues, in the Neath, Afan, Rhondda Fawr and Cynon valleys. The interactive sessions took place in the following…

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Micro Fund Grant to Aelwyd Cwm Rhondda – £2976.08

Pen y Cymoedd awarded a Micro Fund grant as a contribution towards accommodation, travel and outfits for the choir to compete at The National Eisteddfod of Wales and purchase of a keyboard and amp. We were so proud to see them on TV competing and we wish them continued success. The Aelwyd was established in…

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Micro Fund Grant of £4,125 to Aberdare Valley Amateur Athletics Club

Aberdare VAAC is a dedicated group who have been to point of almost closure and are now thriving – they have been operating for approximately 40 years and at the peak of the club’s success it had over 200 athletes, a bus to ferry athletes to events as well as being the driving force for…

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SELSIG MUSICAL THEATRE SOCIETY – HAIRSPRAY

MICRO FUND GRANT: £5000.00   “The grant from Pen y Cymoedd supported our production of ‘Hairspray’ at the Parc and Dare Theatre, Treorchy. The main difference receiving this grant made was that we were able to use professional scenery, lighting and costumes which hugely enhanced the production.   72 people of various ages took part…

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GLYNNEATH + DISTRICT ALLOTMENT SOCIETY

MICRO FUND GRANT – £4998   “We built an Allotment Academy for use by plot holders to store equipment but also for wider community including schools and Glynneath Training centre to hold classes and workshops. The building structure is now complete, and we have used building for partnership meetings and the local volunteers have used…

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