The 3rd round of the Micro Fund is now open! The closing date for applications is 5pm on Monday 12th February 2018.

Community groups, social enterprises, and new/developing businesses are eligible to apply for grants from £300 – £5,000. You can see details of all projects supported so far here, and read some more detailed case studies here.

Find out more here: https://penycymoeddcic.cymru/the-micro-fund/

We much prefer to have had a chat with you about your proposal before we receive your application. We can offer advice, give pointers, suggest people it would be good to talk to – and save you time and energy! You can give us a call, drop us a line, or come along for an informal chat with us. Click here to see where we’re holding individual advice sessions.

Phone us on 01685 878785 or email enquiries@penycymoeddcic.cymru to book an appointment slot.

Top Tips for making your Micro Fund Application

  • Talk to us before you put pen to paper or finger to keyboard!
  • Read the Form and the guidance in it carefully – give us a call if you have any queries.
  • Answer all the questions
  • Make sure you explain what you’d like to do as clearly and concisely as you can.
  • Tell us exactly who will benefit and how – what difference will the project make?
  • Why is this the thing you need the most what are your plans
  • Make sure you get quotes and accurate costings for the planned work or purchases.
  • Tell us who normally accesses your activities / business – how much do people pay to take part.
  • Before you submit it, ask someone unconnected with what you do to read your application and give you some feedback.