‘Comic Relief Community Fund in Wales’

Introducing

‘Comic Relief Community Fund in Wales’

An easy-to-access pilot grant scheme for community groups in Wales

Comic Relief wants to ensure that its funding reaches the heart of Wales’ communities, by supporting community led action tailored to the varied communities across Wales. Third Sector Support Wales (TSSW) has been selected to administer grants on behalf of Comic Relief in Wales, ensuring a reach to grassroots organisations.

Grants come in two levels:

  1. Small Grants                                                £1,000 – £10,000
  2. Projects carrying out community led working to tackle a specific need or issue within their locality
  3. Fitting in under one of Comic Relief’s four strategic themes:
  4. Children Survive and Thrive
  5. Mental Health
  6. Gender Equality
  7. A Safe Place to Be
  • Organisational Growth Grants    £30,000 – £60,000
  • For organisations to carry out activity to make a strategic impact and increase their resilience
  • Fitting in under one of Comic Relief’s four strategic themes:
    • Children Survive and Thrive
    • Mental Health
    • Gender Equality
    • A Safe Place to Be

During this Comic Relief pilot scheme there will be one grant application window for organisations with an annual income of less than £250,000 per year.

The application window is open from 22nd July 2019 and the closing date is 31st October 2019.

The earliest projects can begin is the 1st January 2020

Projects should be completed by 31st March 2021

About TSSW: TSSW is a Wales-wide network partnership consisting of the 19 local and regional support bodies across Wales, the CVC’s and the national support body, WCVA.  The network is there to support voluntary groups and organisations in your local area, who all have a shared goal to enable the third sector and volunteers across Wales to contribute fully to individual and community well-being, now and in the future.

TSSW offers support and guidance in the following four key areas:

  1. Good Governance
  2. Volunteering
  3. Engagement & Influencing
  4. Sustainable Funding

To find out more about TSSW visit www.thirdsectorsupport.wales or for further information from your local CVC – Torfaen Voluntary Alliance contact Victoria on 01495 742492 / victoria@tvawales.org.uk who will be pleased to assist you with your application / www.tvawales.org.ukComic Relief Community Fund in Wales

To find out more about TSSW visit www.thirdsectorsupport.wales or for further information from your local CVC in Torfaen contact us at TVA on 01495 742492 where Vicky will be pleased to assist / www.tvawales.org.uk

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