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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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Micro Fund Round 8 Results

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We are really pleased to announce the results of Micro Fund Round 8. The fund is awarding £102,767.36 to 36 groups, organisations and businesses in the fund area. In addition…

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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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COVID Funding Update

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In March, Pen y Cymoedd responded quickly to the impact of the pandemic and started offering grants and loans to organisations and businesses for emergency survival funding and project funding…

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LOCAL HERO OF THE MONTH

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LOCAL HERO OF THE MONTH – Mairwen Silvanus and all the committee at Cwmdare OAP What have they been doing? Cwmdare OAP group have been helping to tackle loneliness, raising…

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COVID Funding

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Since March, the fund as now distributed over £530,000 in COVID response funding: – £363,249.63 in Survival Funding to 51 community organisations and businesses – £167,435.56 to 23 groups to…

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Pen y Cymoedd Wind Farm Community Fund has supported businesses across the Neath, Afan, Rhondda and Cynon Valleys with loans totalling £341,727 since October 2019.

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We have introduced a Community Fund Loan Programme to enhance our funding offer to companies trading within the Fund area. Loans can be used for any purpose including growth and…

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COMMUNITY PROFILE – Rhigos, cefn rhigos and penderyn – WE NEED YOUR HELP!

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Communities in the Fund’s area of benefit have a dedicated Supporting Communities Team, providing development support to Pen y Cymoedd fund applicants and grant recipients. One of the key pieces…

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