Case Studies


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RHA – Get Connected During the first wave of COVID-19 in 2020 our vulnerable community members who were shielding were hit the hardest by loneliness or not being able to…

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Glenrhondda Court Tenants Group (Bingo Buddies)

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Glenrhondda Court in Treherbert is a housing association block which contains 15 flats for those aged over 55. The property is accessible and has a communal lounge, laundry and garden.…

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Cwmaman Community Woodland Group

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Micro Fund Grant – £3,941.60 Meriel of our Supporting Communities Team first met with the group after PyC referred them following a failed bid to the fund. During the meeting…

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Funding Creative and Cultural Activities

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Arts, culture, music and creative industries are facing a very difficult time as they try and survive the impact of pandemic. We thought this would be a good time to…

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COVID emergency funding and large Vision Fund grants totalling £287,772

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Since 2017 we have supported sporting groups with Micro Fund grants, COVID emergency funding and large Vision Fund grants totalling £287,772 From dance and gymnastics equipment in Ferndale and Aberdare…

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Funding for Community Buildings

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During the initial consultation the community said they wanted the Pen y Cymoedd Wind Farm Community Fund to: – Help make sure that community spaces align with community needs (i.e.…

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Jobs and Businesses

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When Vattenfall asked the community what they wanted from the Pen y Cymoedd Community Fund some of the key priorities were: A range of quality, sustainable jobs Increasing the proportion…

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Back in 2018, Rhondda Radio were offered a full FM Licence and we offered them a Vision Fund grant of £5,850 to support process, upgrades and transmitter costs. They came…

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AFC Aberaman AFC Aberaman were awarded a Micro Fund grant of £2,297.25 to support summer training and some kit and equipment. They had a difficult couple of years and had…

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ACT 1 Theatre Group

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Awarded a Micro Fund of £2,500 to support Junior and Youth group’s summer and autumn productions. This was an excellent application from a group serving the Upper Rhondda – they…

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