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

LOCAL CHOCOLATE BUSINESS EXPANDS

AFAN VALE CHOCOLATES £3250.00 – MICRO FUND – FEB 2017 The business started trading in October 2015 and produces hand-made luxury chocolates sourcing locally where possible.The business would also like to promote Wales through its product – using as many Welsh ingredients as possible. They aspire to “stand out as a company that produces the…

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HEART BEATS MOVING

ON HEARTBEATS COMMUNITY CHOIR £1579.56 – MICRO FUND – FEB 2017 This new group applied for equipment to help facilitate a community arts programme, targeting young people and giving them opportunities to engage with a variety of artists, musicians and creative talents at weekly sessions and monthly workshops. There is a singing group and music…

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REPAIRS FOR THE COMMUNITY

TREHERBERT + DISTRICT PENSIONERS + WIDOWS ASSOCIATION £4,130 – MICRO FUND – FEB 2017 This was a well-presented and thought-through application by an energetic and inclusive community group. The funded work was to enhance the building, and make a real difference to its many users. The group’s work targets those most at risk of loneliness…

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ABERGORKI COMMUNITY HALL

NEW TRAINING EQUIPMENT £5,000 – MICRO FUND – FEB 2017   The application demonstrated a very well-used community facility – the committee there is continually striving to improve what’s offered and attract more users. The Team has achieved a huge amount on limited resources. The grant offered was to support the purchase of a range…

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Mens Shed

Mens Shed were granted £2,000.29 for a Community Garden Tool Loan Project. This will help the group build relationships with other community groups and members of the public. Mens Shed provides benefits to health and wellbeing as well as social inclusion.

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Butterfly Conservation

Butterfly Conservation received a grant of £2,000, for their Wind Farm Frits project – the grant will be used to purchase essential equipment to help manage key sites for endangered butterflies and other species.

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