Funding is available to support community groups in Wales that are undertaking work that helps people of all ages feel more included in their community, builds their skills and increases their sense of achievement.
Grants of between £500 and £1,000 are available for work that helps people of all ages feel more included in their community, builds their skills and increases their sense of achievement.
Examples of the type of activities that can be funded include:
- Counselling and advice services.
- Disability sports clubs/activities.
- Training, skill building and volunteering projects.
- Community groups and set up costs for new groups.
- Support groups.
Constituted voluntary organisations and community groups, registered charities, co-operatives, community interest companies and social enterprises in Wales are eligible to apply. Priority will be given to small, locally based groups or organisations in areas of disadvantage that have a clear understanding of the needs of their community and are undertaking actions as a means of addressing these needs.
The deadline for applications is 14 February 2016.