Torfaen Youth Grant now accepting applications!

29th September 2017 Callum Jones 0

Torfaen Youth Led Grant aims to support a range of small volunteering projects and activities, led and carried out by young people, with applications selected and recommended by a panel of young people aged 14-25. The Torfaen Youth Led Grants scheme aims to prioritise delivery of volunteering opportunities with and for a diverse range of young people (aged 14-25) and particularly: Young people from disadvantaged communities Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities. Young people with physical or learning disabilities. Young people volunteering through the medium of Welsh Requests for up to a maximum of £1000 will be considered. Closing date for applications is Friday 4thOctober 2017.  For more information contact Kyle Thomas on 01495 742475 or email kyle@tvawales.org.uk Application form can be downloaded here.     

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Torfaen Youth Grant now accepting applications!

7th September 2017 Kyle 0

Torfaen Youth Led Grant aims to support a range of small volunteering projects and activities, led and carried out by young people, with applications selected and recommended by a panel of young people aged 14-25. The Torfaen Youth Led Grants scheme aims to prioritise delivery of volunteering opportunities with and for a diverse range of young people (aged 14-25) and particularly: Young people from disadvantaged communities Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities. Young people with physical or learning disabilities. Young people volunteering through the medium of Welsh Requests for up to a maximum of £1000 will be considered. Closing date for applications is Friday 4th October 2017.  For more information contact Kyle Thomas on 01495 742475 or email kyle@tvawales.org.uk Application form can be downloaded here.     

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Welsh Government Invites New Applications for Rural Community Development Fun

21st August 2017 Callum Jones 0

A further Expression of Interest window has opened. Grants are primarily aimed at LEADER Local Action Groups and other community-based organisations. The Rural Community Development Fund has been set up to enable for small-scale infrastructure projects to improve community cohesion in rural areas of Wales. The Fund is intended to support: Improvement or expansion of local basic services. Community transport and connectivity. Renewable energy projects. Village renewal and public amenities. For support towards drawing up development plans and protection and management plans, the maximum grant contribution will be no more than: 50% of eligible costs. A minimum limit of grant of £400 will apply. For support for studies and investments for maintenance, restoration and upgrading of cultural and natural heritage, the maximum grant contribution will […]

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Torfaen Community Chest

8th August 2017 Callum Jones 0

Financial assistance is available to local groups for the development of sporting opportunities and physical activities in Torfaen. Objectives of Fund The aim of the scheme is to support sporting activities that: Encourage more people to be more active, more often. Raise the standard of existing activities. Grants of up to £1,500 are available. Match Funding Restrictions The applicant will be expected to make a contribution if the project total exceeds the maximum grant available. Who Can Apply Applications will be accepted from any group which holds a bank account in their organisation’s name. Examples of eligible groups include: Sports Clubs or Associations. Youth Clubs. Community Groups. Restrictions Grants are not available for: Primary / secondary schools arranging activities for their pupils. Individual members of […]

Big Lottery Fund Publish Updated Guidance for Awards for All (Wales)

28th July 2017 Callum Jones 0

The Big Lottery Fund has published updated guidance information for applicants to their Awards for All programme in Wales. The Big Lottery Fund is now offering grants of between £300 and £10,000 to voluntary and community organisations, schools and statutory bodies in order to help improve local communities and the lives of people most in need. To be eligible for funding projects must meet at least one of the following priorities: Bring people together and build strong relationships in and across communities. Improve the places and spaces that matter to communities. Enable more people to fulfil their potential by working to address issues at the earliest possible stage. Communities should be involved in the design, development and delivery of projects. Examples of eligible costs include: […]

Awards for All Wales Welcomes Applications from Priority Groups

24th May 2017 Callum Jones 0

Awards for All Wales Welcomes Applications from Priority Groups The Big Lottery Fund has added three groups to its priorities list for Wales. Awards for All is a National Lottery funded programme operated by the Big Lottery Fund throughout Wales. Grants of between £500 and £5,000 are available for local voluntary and community organisations, schools, community and town councils and health bodies in Wales to help improve local communities and the lives of people most in need. Earlier this year, the Big Lottery Fund added the following groups to its priorities list for Wales: New organisations. Organisations with an annual income of less than £15,000. Organisations run by people from black and minority ethnic communities, including refugees, asylum seekers and travellers. The grants are intended […]

An Introduction to Online Fundraising

9th May 2017 Callum Jones 0

Lauren Swain, Localgiving’s South Wales Development Manager, is offering free training for local groups around online fundraising, as well as sharing about Localgiving’s new programme in Wales. Through the support of the Big Lottery Fund, Localgiving can work with 250 local community groups across Wales over the next two years to help diversify their income through online fundraising. It is an entirely free opportunity, which includes the following: A year’s free Localgiving membership (usually £72) for charitable groups Access to gift aid on all donations (an extra 25%), whether they are registered charities or not A free package of training and 1:1 support in online fundraising £200 matchfunding for every group that signs up to the programme, making that first ‘ask’ easier Opportunities to access […]

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Torfaen Youth Led Grant

5th May 2017 Kyle 0

Torfaen Youth Grant aim to support a range of small volunteering projects and activities, led and carried out by young people, with applications selected and recommended by a panel of young people aged 14-25. Last year the Youth Grants Panel funded five youth led projects in Torfaen: Blaenavon PACT Youth Panel used the money to decorate the Doorway Youth information centre, whilst helping upskill youth with practical skills. Torfaen Changing Minds used the money to help run peer support groups for young people with mental health Issues. Tofaen Young People’s Forum used the grant money to promote the Youth forum work with leaflets and flyers and to help with recruitment. Torfaen Travelling Young Enterprise used the grant money to help continue to run the Torfaen Travelling […]

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Torfaen Youth Grants Panel

3rd May 2017 Kyle 0

NOW RECRUITING! Volunteers Age 14 – 25 WHERE? Torfaen Voluntary Alliance, Portland Buildings, Commercial St, Pontypool NP4 6JS Torfaen Youth Grant aim to support a range of small volunteering projects and activities, led and carried out by young people, with applications selected and recommended by a panel of young people aged 14-25.  For more information contact : kyle@tvawales.org.uk or 01495 742475  

Millennium Stadium Charitable Trust Regional Round Open (Wales)

12th April 2017 Callum Jones 0

Millennium Stadium Charitable Trust Regional Round Open (Wales) The Millennium Stadium Charitable Trust is currently accepting applications to its regional round from not-for-profit organisations in Wales. The Millennium Stadium Charitable Trust was established through an agreement between the Millennium Stadium plc and the Millennium Commission when the Stadium was built and it aims to improve the quality of life of people who live and work in Wales. Grants of up to £7,500 are available for not-for-profit organisations in Wales that have a remit to serve a region or local authority-wide area. Funding is available for projects in the following four areas: Sport – The Trust is keen to support volunteer-based projects, particularly from ethnic minorities and people with disabilities.  In addition, the Trust recognises the […]

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