Supporting Rhondda Arts Festival with funding of £9,950

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Relaunching the festival for 2023 they aim to put on an arts festival and make sure that people get involved in what they are doing and participate. Art has a…

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Pen y Cymoedd supporting amazing new Re:Make Valleys social enterprise Dant y Llew CIC with funding of £147,114.24

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Dant y Llew’s (DYLL) vision is to support sustainability within the Rhondda and Cynon Valleys, by replicating the success of the Re:make Newport model. Trading as Re:Make Valleys they will…

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Pen y Cymoedd funds KnowURights project for young people in the Afan Valley with grant of £121,923

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The Children’s Rights Unit vision is ‘Working together to make Children’s Rights a reality’ giving opportunities to children and young people to have their voices heard in decision-making. CRU approached…

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Pen y Cymoedd supporting new skilled job at Treorchy Sewing Enterprise

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Clothing production has a long history in the Rhondda with the most successful being Alfred Polikoff (Wales) which was based in Ynyswen in the Rhondda. By 1989 the company name…

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Further 3 years funding to support Growth and Mindset Project

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Back in April 2022, we supported Resolven Building Blocks with 1-year funding to deliver the Growth & Mindset project in Afan and Neath valleys.After a successful first year and lots…

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Pen y Cymoedd funding creates jobs to support development of local business The Tea Rooms

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The Tea Rooms opened in February 2020 and was only able to trade for 5 weeks before Covid 19 lockdown and restrictions were enforced. Over the past 3 years, they…

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Y Siop Fach Sero

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Back in November 2021 Y Siop Fach Sero approached the Pen y Cymoedd Wind Farm Community Fund with a vision is to create an environmental sustainability hub in the Rhondda…

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Refresh of the Vision of the Fund – 5 YEARS ON – TIME TO REFLECT

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Originally developed in 2015, the Community Vision for the Pen y Cymoedd Wind farm was developed by over 4000 individual responses from local people and highlighted opportunities for bringing added…

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International Women’s Day: Despite the recession five businesses founded and run by women in the valleys are thriving, thanks in part to support from Pen y Cymoedd community fund.

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From a skincare brand to an all-woman mountain biking event and a cider company to a family support service, these businesses, all founded, owned, and run by women in the…

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Reflections on success of 4-year project funding Arts Factory, Rhondda

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We just paid the last instalment of a 4-year grant to Arts Factory and received final report. We have been thrilled with their commitment to the project and the difference…

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