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Pen y Cymoedd Wind Farm Community Fund supporting the rejuvenation of much-loved community building Resolven AFC

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Resolven AFC was established in 2012 and the club building itself needs improving and the trustees approached the fund with a vision to have a modern multi-purpose club that is…

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A grant of £142,860 has been awarded to Rhondda Netball for the Community Coach & Role Model Development Programme

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Rhondda Netball is a charity established in late 2016 to change the landscape of opportunities for girls and women in sport throughout Rhondda & RCT. At the end of 2017…

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Energy Efficiency Support for Community Groups in RCT and NPT

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Due to increased energy costs and pressures on community-run buildings, the Pen y Cymoedd Wind Farm Fund – working with Interlink RCT, Neath Port Talbot CVS, Coalfields Regeneration Trust and…

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Pen y Cymoedd supports 2 businesses in busy tourist areas with £50,000 in funding.

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Dare Valley Trout Fishing Pen y Cymoedd area of benefit has some of the most beautiful outdoor parks and walks that attract people from all over Wales. The Pen y…

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PyC proudly supporting another 3 groups for great community projects with £40,000

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£13,380 to Dylan’s Den for their Sustaining Families Project Dylan’s Den is a social enterprise which was created in 2008 by community members to provide quality childcare in an area…

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TEEN HANGOUT – Gwynfi, Afan – Vision Fund Grant of £35,000

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Gwynfi Affiliated Sports Project approached Pen y Cymoedd for match funding to build a teen play/hangout area on a piece of unused land and old tennis court in Park Lane,…

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St Peters Church

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St Peter’s Church is a Grade II* listed building situated in the village of Pentre. It was designed in 1890 and is seen as the focal point of the village…

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Thank you and goodbye to Professor Donna Mead and Dave Henderson

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This month marks an important moment in the fund as the last 2 Directors from the founding Board of Pen y Cymoedd step down from their roles. “Professor Donna Mead…

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MICRO FUND ROUND 12 IS NOW OPEN!

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The closing date for applications is 5pm on Monday 15th August 2022. Community groups, social enterprises, and new/developing businesses are eligible to apply for grants up to £5,000. We encourage…

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Job vacancy – Enterprise Support & Finance Officer

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With £1.8m a year (index linked) until 2043, the Fund invests in communities and businesses across the upper Neath, Afan, Rhondda and Cynon valleys. If you are passionate about this…

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