Case Studies

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

Case Studies

Find out more…

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

Funding for staff member at Community Gym
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In September 2019 we awarded Cwmparc Community Association a £5000 Micro Fund grant to cover a part time gym instructor for 16 hrs per week for one year with match funding from themselves. Already an important and varied community resource they were in middle of community gym area being re-developed. They employed the gym instructor…

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Mountain Ash Golf Club – Training area for Junior Members
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In 2019 we awarded a Micro Fund grant of £5,000 to Mountain Ash Golf Club based in Cefnpennar. In March 2018, they were recognised as Junior Golf Club of the Year 2017 by Golf Wales. In March 2016 the club had 1 junior member and embarked on an initiative to increase junior members, and worked with…

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Micro Fund Grant to Sunrise Community Garden
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Sunrise Community Garden in partnership with The Arts Factory The organisation was established in July 2019 as a voluntary community-based gardening group that help and teach people of all ages and from all walks of life. The Founders of the Group – Steven and Perry were talking about gardening in the Old Library in Ferndale…

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Micro Fund Grant to Treherbert and District Gardening Society
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The fund supported Treherbert and District Gardening Society with a grant of £1,279.47 to invest in IT equipment at the start of 2020. It may not seem an obvious grant for an allotment, gardening group but lack of IT equipment meant: – They could not make purchases online – They had to complete grant applications…

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Update on Vision Funded Projects
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2020 was a difficult year for many and a year no one could have imagined a position where the whole world would come to a standstill. Community groups closed their doors and organisations, and businesses were forced to adapt to new ways of working overnight. In amongst the chaos that COVID 19 brought, communities came…

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In 2018, 24 Hour Cover Commercial Cleaning was established with the aim to take on commercial cleaning contracts across RCT, get the business to a profitable stage and create employment, with full training, to local people. 24 Hour Cover Commercial Cleaning won two commercial contracts locally, but were faced with not being able to expand…

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