Case Studies

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

Case Studies

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

RHONDDA TUNNEL FILM PROJECT
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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 
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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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MEALS FOR THE COMMUNITY
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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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GRANTON STREET RHONDDA ROAD
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AVANT THEATRE £5,000 – MICRO FUND – FEB 2017 Avant Cymru is a recently established company based in the Rhondda Valley, bringing relevant, exciting theatre productions and opportunities to the area. The company is a member of the National Theatre Wales community and offers art, dance, drama and music in a variety of productions, workshops…

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IMPROVED CUSTOMER FACILITIES FOR NEW CAFÉ BUSINESS
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THE CF42 £10,250 – Vision Fund – Sept 2017 LOCATION OF ACTIVITY: TREHERBERT   This was a straightforward proposal which would make a significant difference to a new business that had invested a significant amount themselves in starting this new enterprise in Treherbert. Already well-used by the community with excellent Facebook reviews and comments, it had become…

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RHONDDA CIVIC SOCIETY
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RHONDDA CIVIC SOCIETY £280 – MICRO FUND – FEB 2017 This was an established and well-presented small-scale initiative. The Rhondda Civic Society are working towards higher ambition and projects with greater impact in future years. Their ethos is “we shall leave this valley not less but greater. Beautiful and more beautiful than it was left…

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