Pembrokeshire Association of Voluntary Services
Welcome to the Pembrokeshire Association of Voluntary Services
 > Support for Groups > Volunteering > Carers > News > Home
 > Funding > IT for Groups > About Us > Contact > Cymraeg
 > Planning Networks > Training > Join PAVS > Links > Site Map
   Home > Funding

Funding Events

Funding Advice

European Funding

PAVS previous grant schemes

Spotlight on Funders

Pembrokeshire Funding Portal






Pembrokeshire Funding Portal

Click on the PAVS logo above to access the Pembrokeshire Funding Portal


Follow us on Twitter for the latest funding news and Funding Friday feature:

Funding Quick links

Lottery Funding Finder

Postcode Trust

Little Green Grant

Port of Milford Haven Community Support Programme

Comic Relief

Community Foundation in Wales

Community Chest

Green Grants Machine

Millennium Stadium Charitable Trust

Swansea City AFC Community Trust

Santander Foundation

Arts Council of Wales

Dyfed Powys Commissioner's Community Fund


WCVA Funding Pages

WCVA Loan Funding

PAVS Training and Development Facebook Page

For more information call PAVS on 01437 769 422

or e-mail




Last updated January 2015


Latest Funding News ...

Funding Deadlines here...

South Hook LNG Community Fund 2018

View the Application Information sheet for more details here

LNG Community Fund Logo


23rd February 2018

18th May 2018

27th July 2018

19th October 2018

Contact PAVS for a copy of the application pack on development@pavs.org.uk or call (01437) 769 422 to find out more.

Updated October 2017

Pembrokeshire Cancer Support, supported by the South Hook LNG Community Fund received a visit from South Hook LNG & PAVS staff to find out how the money benefited the group and its beneficiaries.  Link here to an article about the visit.

Updated June 2016

**Bluestone Foundation Community Fund 2017**

2017/ 18 Deadlines

Friday 17th November 2017

Friday 16th February 2018

Applications need to be received in the PAVS office by 5pm on these dates.


PAVS is excited to announce a new partnership working with the Bluestone Foundation to manage the Bluestone Foundation Community Fund. Groups can apply for up to £5,000 of funding for both capital and revenue costs.

The Bluestone Foundation Community Fund offers funding to -
• Economic projects that will foster entrepreneurialism and enhance prospects for employment and development
• Projects which raise environmental awareness through education and a volunteer programme
• Social projects which address the effects of deprivation and poverty, with particular emphasis on youth

Organisations demonstrating that they are prepared to help themselves will be prioritised.

To request a copy of the application pack or discuss a potential application then do get in touch with someone from the Third Sector Support Team at PAVS on (01437) 769 422 or email development@pavs.org.uk.

Updated July 2017

Little Green Grant

The Little Green Grant is now open to applications with confirmation of further funding available from April 2017 onwards, for further details visit this page here...


12th January 2018

Application packs are available from PAVS' Third Sector Support Team on (01437) 769 422 or email development@pavs.org.uk

Updated May 2017

Funding Deadlines

Millennium Stadium Charitable Trust

Applications for REGIONAL projects seeking funding - now open to applications.

More information here...

The Big Give Christmas Challenge

Applications for funding open on 5th June 2017
The Big Give have confirmed that they have match funding for charities improving the welfare of people in Wales to apply to this year’s Christmas Challenge campaign.

More information here...

Co-op Community Fund

The Co-op Community Fund has up to £2,000 per store to allocate to three local charities. If you know of anyone who would like to apply for a share of the fund, please take a look at the online application below: causes.coop.co.uk

You can apply if you're:
• a registered charity
• a small charity registered with HMRC for tax
• a registered community amateur sports club
• a church that's an 'excepted' charity
• a Scout or Guide group

Updated January 2017

'Celebrate' Funding - programme closed
In July 2016 the Big Lottery Fund launched Celebrate, a new funding programme which aimed to bring people together. Grants of up to £2,000 were awarded to help communities celebrate what was important to them.

For details of some of the projects supported click here

To keep up to date with the latest news from the Big Lottery Fund, follow ‘Big Lottery Fund Wales’ on Facebook, @BigLotteryWales on Twitter, or sign up to their ebulletin.

Caring Communities Innovation Grant Scheme

Additional Deadline Friday 8th December 2017

Capital & Revenue Projects up to £5000

The updated application packs are available from PAVS' Third Sector Support Team, development@pavs.org.uk or 01437 769422.


This scheme is administered by PAVS (Pembrokeshire Association of Voluntary Services), and is funded through the Welsh Government's Integrated Care Fund (ICF), managed by Hywel Dda University Health Board and Pembrokeshire County Council

In Pembrokeshire, the ICF is being used to pump-prime preventative community-led innovative initiatives, which can evidence positive outcomes for older people based on identified local need; support for people with learning difficulties and for unpaid carers & young carers' projects.

Integrated Care Fund Prioirities - Older People

Projects need to contribute to the following key objectives of the scheme:

• To develop locally led innovative projects based on local need

• To improve care co-ordination between social services, health, housing, third and independent sectors, to focus on preventative care and to avoid unnecessary hospital admission or delayed discharge

• To improve the resilience of local communities and their ability to support frail, older people to access and enjoy their normal network of community and family relationships

  • To support the principals of the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014 to give people choice and control

Intermediate Care Fund Priorities - People with Learning Disabilities.

Projects will need to contribute to the following key objectives of the scheme:

• To develop integrated services in which health, housing and or social care needs are addressed.
• To develop resilient services delivered within the local community so that people with a learning disability do not have to travel out of county for services.
• To provide services that help reduce reliance on continued health or social care enabling people to remain at home for longer.
• To provide fair and equal access to services for people with a Learning Disability.
• To support the principals of the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014 to give people choice and control

Intermediate Care Fund Priorities - Unpaid Carers & Young Carers' projects which can demonstrate the above priorities and support the Social Services & well-being (Wales) Act 2014 to give people choice and control.

Innovative community-led projects being run by local groups will be prioritised. Applications for a contribution to a larger-scale project will only be considered if the Caring Communities Innovation Grant is for a discrete, identified element of activity.

Will fund:

  • capital & revenue for projects that build community capacity and resilience in order to help older people stay healthy and live independently within their communities; projects for people with learning disabilities and support for unpaid carers and young carers

All grants will need to be spent by the end of March 2018.

Past Successes

To highlight the range of projects funded by the Caring Communities Innovation Grant in earlier rounds, click here.

To receive an application please contact the Third Sector Support Team on 01437 769422 or development@pavs.org.uk


Previous News...

Communities Facilities Programme  is a capital grant fund that aims to develop and improve facilities for communities in order to tackle poverty and its effects.  Full details here

Updated 6 June


Spirit of 2012 Trust is offering funding to sporting initiatives throughout the UK, which work to increase participation and connect people within communities and across communities

Posted 2 June

Heart Research UK are offering funding for those involved in sending a helthy messag - see Healthy Hearts GrantsPosted 2 June


Want to get funding information on your mobile?  Why not follow J4B on twitter:

Posted  29 May

A new 'Funding Self help Group' has been developed under the umbrella of the Institute of Fundraising in West Wales - It is a peer led group for fundraisers or those given this responsibility within their organisation to network and gain information about funding.  The group will be inviting speakers to talk to them about the latest funding streams and will offer a range of other funding related activities.  They will be meeting in venues in West Wales.  For more information contact ceridavies9@outlook.com

Updated 6 June


launch the new round of training and information events

If you are intersted in sourcing funding or making application to grant giving bodies follow the link further information from ceri@institute-of-fundraising.org.uk

Posted 17 April

Sport Wales launch new £3m investment into grassroots sport in Wales.  See : BBC Online

The funding is aimed at projects that will generate positive actions to address inequalities within sport at a grass roots level.  It will look at breaking down barriers currently preventing young women and girls from participating in sport and also seek to tackle sporting inequalities relaing to poverty, disability and BME communities


email: c4a@sportwales.org.uk

Phone: 02920 338246.

Posted 15 April

WCVA Better Bids Link to Beter Bidsfor those of you who are thinking of applying to the Big Lottery, People and Places programme, specialist help is available from the Better Bids team




This page is maintained by the Third Sector Support Team at PAVS: development@pavs.org.uk

  Contact PAVS: enquiries@pavs.org.uk Tel: 01437 769422

Accessibility | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy

Copyright © All Rights Reserved 1997-2008 Pembrokeshire Association of Voluntary Services