Case Studies

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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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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