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

Three Valleys Nordic Walking – Walking Back to Happiness

MICRO FUND GRANT – £1,480 The grant offered was to support transport and equipment costs for this group to visit 12 towns and villages and promote the benefits of Nordic walking groups, recruit new members and facilitate new group set ups ‘Walking Back to Happiness’. “The aim was to promote a healthy and achievable programme…

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RHONDDA NETBALL – THE FUTURE OF TREORCHY NETBALL CLUB

MICRO FUND GRANT – £4,940 This project was to continue and grow Treorchy provision – Treorchy has now become the largest of all their 4 junior clubs and this season had an average of 165 people attending each week. The Micro Fund grant supported costs of Head Coach, Assistant Coaches and facility hire for the…

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DARE TO SING LADIES CHOIR – ONWARD AND UPWARD

MICRO FUND GRANT – £1,720.00 Dare to Sing Ladies Choir was established in 2015 in Cwmdare and now has more than 80 members. Members were asked what they enjoy about the choir, and the comments submitted with the application were moving:   – Like many of the ladies, having been through cancer, when you’re singing you…

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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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