Friday, 15 January 2016

Funding Success for Powys Groups

Delighted to report funding success from several groups in Powys on this beautiful Friday morning!

Two organisations have received funding from Awards for All:

Cynllun Ieuenctid Cymraeg Brycheiniog a Maesyfed, in Powys, will deliver activities for the young people, aged 11 to 18, at Builth Wells High School to provide opportunities for socialising and skill development. The grant, of £4,557, will fund play equipment, television and games consoles, accredited training, first aid training course, arts and crafts equipment, educational games, volunteer costs, venue hire and a food hygiene course.

Cylch Meithrin Dyffryn Banw, in Powys, will purchase additional equipment to improve the experience of the children who attend. The grant, of £5,000, will fund a photocopier, printer and laptop, two tablet computers and a camera, books, reading corner furniture and soft furnishings, role play furniture, educational toys, arts and crafts equipment, health and safety equipment, sandpit and ten children's waterproof clothing.

Knighton Community Centre has received funding from the Welsh Government's Community Facilities Programme.  They will receive £499,728 to go towards developing the centre as a Community Hub.

Meanwhile Llangurig Community Centre has been awarded £250,000 from the Big Lottery to refurbish the building and turn it into a multi purpose community centre.

Congratulations to everyone involved on all your hard work and on your success.

Don't forget that PAVO's Development Officers can offer an independent eye on your funding applications before they are submitted, and it's free of charge!  Contact PAVO on 01597 822191.

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