Torfaen projects successful in latest round of lottery funding

Trac2 is one of 83 community groups across Wales, celebrating a share of more than £1 million from The National Lottery Community Fund, the largest funder of community activity in UK.

They will use £10,000 to employ a staff member to improve communications, supporting families in crisis who need recycled furniture or low-cost white goods.

Also supported are Victory Church in Cwmbran who will be using their award of £10,000 to upgrade their flooring to enable more activities to take place.

The full list of latest funding awarded is:

Organisation

Grant amount

Project summary:

Torfaen Riding Club

£3,100

Torfaen Riding Club will make their riding club’s facilities accessible for people with disabilities. £3,100 will fund an accessible portaloo, a mounting block, and materials for accessible parking.

The Really Amazing Charity (TRAC2)

£10,000

The Really Amazing Charity (TRAC2) in Torfaen will use £10,000 to employ a staff member to improve communications, supporting families in crisis who need recycled furniture or low-cost white goods.

Victory Church Cwmbran

£10,000

Victory Church Cwmbran in Torfaen will use £10,000 to upgrade flooring to enable activities such as a community food shop, dance classes, and training courses to take place in their hall.

Cued Speech UK Limited

£8,166

Cued Speech UK Limited will continue to provide free Cued Speech training and family support packages in Torfaen and surrounding areas. £8,166 will fund tuition, travel and subsistence and venue costs.

Lleisiau Torfaen Voices

£1,479

Lleisiau Torfaen Voices, grant will buy a keyboard and PA system to enable them to hold socially distanced choir sessions following the COVID-19 pandemic.

Ashley Caff

£10,000.00

Ashley Caff in Torfaen will use £10,000 to support vulnerable young people to build independent living skills such as cooking on a budget. The grant will pay for venue, cooking ingredients and storage containers.

CoStar Partnership

£9,500.00

The CoStar Partnership in Cwmbran will protect their local environment by helping residents to dispose of unwanted household items responsibly through a ‘Community Rubbish Skip’, support organised litter picking and provide access to recycling schemes. £9,500 will be used to pay for a metal storage shed, a year of monthly skip hire, local publicity, and a laptop for admin purposes.

Cwmbran Centre for Young People

£10,000.00

The Cwmbran Centre for Young People will use £10,000 to develop the facilities at the Centre by equipping three rooms with specialist functions relating to community development, health and fitness and skills and training. The grant will equip and furnish three specialist rooms: a community room, a gymnasium, and a skills and training room.

Garndiffaith Community Association

£3,500.00

Garndiffaith Community Association in Torfaen will use £3,500 celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee within the locality through a programme of community events. The grant will pay for entertainment, refreshments, commemorative items, and publicity.

TVA can support your group or organisation with any funding applications you may have. For more information contact us on 01495 365610, or fill in the form below.

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