Case Studies

Reflections on the Fund’s impact during flooding and pandemic of 2020.

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In response to the flooding in South Wales in February 2020 and the Covid-19 pandemic which effected Wales from March 2020 onwards, Pen y Cymoedd CIC offered funding in the…

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Vision Fund award to Gentle Care services – £58, 141 as a grant and loan mix.

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Gentle Care Services was established in late 2018, following discussions with individual resident in the Afan Valley it became evident the need for support for older individuals living in the…

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Some great ideas are born from hours and hours of research, whilst others are developed over a cold can of craft beer, between two friends, over their garden fence. Ceri…

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The Tea Rooms, Glynneath – How a Micro Fund can support local business

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The Tea Rooms opened in Glynneath in June 2020 and as well as Tea Rooms took on lease for the upstairs of the building. They approached the fund for help…

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Funding for staff member at Community Gym

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In September 2019 we awarded Cwmparc Community Association a £5000 Micro Fund grant to cover a part time gym instructor for 16 hrs per week for one year with match…

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Mountain Ash Golf Club – Training area for Junior Members

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In 2019 we awarded a Micro Fund grant of £5,000 to Mountain Ash Golf Club based in Cefnpennar. In March 2018, they were recognised as Junior Golf Club of the Year…

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Micro Fund Grant to Sunrise Community Garden

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Sunrise Community Garden in partnership with The Arts Factory The organisation was established in July 2019 as a voluntary community-based gardening group that help and teach people of all ages…

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Micro Fund Grant to Treherbert and District Gardening Society

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The fund supported Treherbert and District Gardening Society with a grant of £1,279.47 to invest in IT equipment at the start of 2020. It may not seem an obvious grant…

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Update on Vision Funded Projects

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2020 was a difficult year for many and a year no one could have imagined a position where the whole world would come to a standstill. Community groups closed their…

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In 2018, 24 Hour Cover Commercial Cleaning was established with the aim to take on commercial cleaning contracts across RCT, get the business to a profitable stage and create employment,…

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