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

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CEDARS TEA ROOM £5,000 – MICRO FUND – FEB 2017 Cedars took on management of the Visitor Centre at Afan Forest Visitor Park in 2016. They hope to find local food suppliers for the cafe in time, and are currently using eggs, coffee, chocolate, honey and preserves, bacon and sausages from the central south wales…

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£5,000 – MICRO FUND – FEB 2017 This is a well-organised and unique local event, providing opportunities for local musicians to perform, and boosting the local economy. The venue Public Houses and Top Club last year confirmed that their takings over the Festival weekend were significant and an important boost during the quiet period in…

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The Fane Art Club
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£750 – MICRO FUND – FEB 2017 The Fane Art Club – established in 2014, has 12 members and it’s aims are to promote involvement in art, improve social interaction, self-esteem and confidence. It is the only art club in the upper Neath Valley based within the Glynneath Training Centre. They have regular exhibitions within…

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RHONDDA TUNNEL SOCIETY £3,750 – MICRO FUND – FEB 2017 This is a high-profile group and project in the Rhondda Valley, with strong connections in the upper Afan Valley also. Committee members are passionate about the potential of the Tunnel to contribute to local regeneration and tourism – and there are good examples of this…

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VALLEYS KIDS PENYRGHENGLYN PROJECT  £3,300 – MICRO FUND – FEB 2017 This was a well-presented and thought out application for a relatively modest sum.  Between them, the three programmes reached people of all ages and had the potential to make a real difference to those taking part.  This is in line with the Valleys Kids core belief…

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NODDFA COMMUNITY CENTRE – GLYNCORRWG £2,500 – MICRO FUND – FEB 2017 This application was to further support the centre’s provision of meals to the local community by purchasing and installing a dishwasher. The National Association of Care Catering (NACC) feels that under-investment puts elderly people at risk and places unnecessary pressure on the NHS…

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