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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Seven Arches landscape and wildlife Group

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When Seven Arches landscape and wildlife Group approached the fund in March 2022, they were a newly established group that aims to improve and restore the walkways, paths, and public…

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This week in Pen y Cymoedd’s life

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The variety of what we get to do, have to do, and have the honour of doing during a work week at Pen y Cymoedd is amazing. We started the…

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The 13th round of the Micro Fund launches on December 1st. The time since we launched Round 1 at the end of 2016 and granted £1.3 million to 392 community…

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Cost of Living

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Pen y Cymoedd is committed to the communities in fund area, and we recognise that following flooding, pandemic and now the cost of living and energy crisis, communities are facing…

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Micro Fund Round 12 results

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We were overwhelmed with 87 applications this round, the highest number of applications since Round 2 and whilst that made our job a little trickier, we are thrilled to announce…

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Pen y Cymoedd is excited to share details of recent community funding in the Neath valley of £430,000

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Resolven Miner’s Welfare Hall have been awarded £41,000 towards an extensive Feasibility Study for the Restoration of the Resolven Miners Welfare. With match funding of their own and from Moondance…

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