Gwanwyn – Community Grant Scheme Opens for Application

25th October 2016 Callum Jones 0

Gwanwyn – Community Grant Scheme Opens for Application Cultural and community organisations from across Wales can apply for small grants to enable them to participate in the annual Gwanwyn festival in May 2017. Gwanwyn, which means spring in Welsh, is a month-long national festival held across Wales in May each year celebrating creativity in older age. It is a collaborative initiative between key national organisations led by Age Cymru, and funded by the Arts Council of Wales and the Welsh Government. Grants of up to £500 are available to ensure that as many properly constituted cultural and community organisations have the opportunity to participate in the Gwanwyn Festival as possible and help Gwanwyn achieve their aims of: Celebrating the opportunity of older age for renewal, […]

Greggs Foundation’s Environmental Grants Scheme Opens

10th October 2016 Callum Jones 0

Greggs Foundation’s Environmental Grants Scheme Opens The Greggs Foundation’s Environmental Grants scheme has opened and welcomes applications from not-for-profit organisations and schools in Great Britain. Using money from the 5p levy on carrier bag sales in Greggs shops, the Greggs Foundation has established the Environmental Grants scheme, offering grants for projects which make a difference to local areas. Preference will be given to projects which include one of more of the following aspects: Improving the local environment. Insuring involvement of local communities. Delivering a sustainable and measurable difference. Supporting people in need. Not-for-profit organisations with a turnover of £300,000 or less as well as schools in England, Scotland and Wales can apply now for grants of up to £2,000. Organisations that are based near Greggs […]

Torfaen Youth Service Grant

5th October 2016 Callum Jones 0

Torfaen Youth Service would like to offer your young people the opportunity to apply for a grant of up to £2,000 for young person led projects, activities and initiatives. Application forms must be returned to by 14th October 2016 for a decision to be made the following week.  For those who are successful, funding will be allocated by a group of young people from the Youth Service, who will meet applicants as part of the approval process. Please note that any application must be young person led and the activity will directly impact young people within Torfaen. Applications must be carried out in voluntary capacity. Individual young people can apply. The application is simple, with few guidelines as the intention of the fund is to be […]

Tidy Wales Awards – Now Open

4th October 2016 Callum Jones 0

Tidy Wales Awards – Now Open The Tidy Wales Awards 2016 have opened to entries. The annual Keep Wales Tidy Awards recognise the efforts of Welsh groups that work to restore their local environment and improve life in their communities. Awards of £250 (with £50 of vouchers for each shortlisted entry) are available in each of the following categories: Rivers and Coast. Community Transformation. Sustainable Futures. Biodiversity. Eco-Schools in the Community. Cleaner Communities. Green Key. The deadline for applications is 24 October 2016 (5pm). To find out what other funding is available in your area please visit TVA’s Funding Portal by clicking here

Heart Research UK and SUBWAY Healthy Heart Grants – Deadline for Wales

27th September 2016 Callum Jones 0

Heart Research UK and SUBWAY Healthy Heart Grants – Deadline for Wales The Heart Research UK and SUBWAY Healthy Heart Grants programme is currently accepting applications from groups in Wales until 3 October 2016. The Healthy Heart Grants scheme is a result of a partnership between the Heart Research UK (HRUK) and the SUBWAY franchise. The money for the grants is raised by SUBWAY staff and customers through in-store fundraising and collection boxes located throughout the UK. Grants of between £1,000 and £10,000 are available for not-for-profit organisations that have a new and innovative project designed to promote heart health and to prevent or reduce the risks of heart disease in specific groups or communities. The scheme does not support general healthy lifestyle projects. Projects […]