The Comic Relief Local Communities Programme provides grants for community projects in Wales that empower local people and enable them to create lasting change in their communities
Grants of between £1,000 and £10,000 are available to empower local people, enabling them to create lasting change in their communities.
Funding is available for innovative projects that:
- Increase local services.
- Build skills of local people.
- Increase community cohesion.
- Respond to local economic needs.
Residents associations, community centres and groups, Social Enterprises, Community Interest Companies, Community Interest Organisations and Credit Unions in Clwyd, Dyfed, Gwent, Gwynedd, Mid Glamorgan, Powys, South Glamorgan and West Glamorgan are eligible to apply.
Projects should be run by people directly affected by the issues they are dealing with, and 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.
The deadline for applications is 30 April 2016.