Offering grants which are primarily aimed at community-based organisations.
The grants will provide investment funding for a wide range of activities to help meet local needs and strengthen communities so that they can grow and thrive.
Key areas for support include:
•drawing up of community / village development plans
•investments in small scale infrastructure including renewable energy generation and energy saving actions
•investments in ICT including broadband
•improving access to services investments and studies for the maintenance, restoration and upgrading of the cultural and natural heritage
•investments in the relocation of activities and conversion of buildings with a view to improving quality of life or increasing environmental performance.
Round seven will only provide support for sub measures 7.2 and 7.3:
•7.2 - support for investments in the creation, improvement or expansion of all types of small scale infrastructure, including investments in renewable energy and energy saving
•7.3 - support for broadband infrastructure, including its creation, improvement and expansion, passive broadband infrastructure and provision of access to broadband and public e-government
Expression of interests for Round seven must be submitted by 7th June 2018 on the relevant EOI form.
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What are the Brexit Implications for the sector? - recent briefings
Briefing from NCVO click here
WCVA Statement click here
Carwyn Jones, First Minister statement click here
Welsh Assemby Research paper click here