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South Hook LNG Community Fund 2018
View the Application Information sheet for more details here
23rd February 2018
18th May 2018
27th July 2018
19th October 2018
Contact PAVS for a copy of the application pack on email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com
Updated May 2017
Tree Council's Community Trees Fund
To open in December 2017
Up to £700 towards trees available.
For more information follow this link (opens external site)
Millennium Stadium Charitable Trust
Applications for REGIONAL projects seeking funding - now open to applications.
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
New Deadlines for National Churches Trust’s Project Development Grants 2018
Places of worships belonging to any Christian denomination can apply for grants to develop high quality sustainable repair and community projects in the UK.
Grants of up to £10,000 are available, and are likely to be used to produce a report that will help progress the project plans to a stage where they can be considered by large grant-giving bodies and to meet RIBA stage 1 requirements, or may assist with the cost of staff time such as a project manager or a professional advisor.
UK places of worships, of all ages, listed and unlisted, are considered for the funding, though the Trust is particularly interested in applications from the North East of England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.
Application deadlines: 10 January 2018, 25 April 2018 and 29 August 2018.
Updated December 2018
Big Lottery's new Helping Working Families fund provides grants of up to £500,000
Aimed at enabling households affected by ‘in-work’ poverty to improve their lives, targeting households where someone is working and with a child under the age of 18.
Voluntary and community organisations such as charities, community groups, co-operatives and social enterprises can apply for funding, providing they are working closely with:
•Formal or informal partners (this could include local organisations from the public, private or voluntary sector)
Further details on the Pembrokeshire Funding Portal and on the Big Lottery Fund's website (opens external link).
Application deadline: 15th March 2018
Updated December 2017
BBC Children in Need Main Grants Programme 2018 Deadlines Announced
The BBC Children in Need Main Grants programme will consider applications requesting grants of over £10,000 to support projects for up to three years.
Organisations in the UK can apply if they are supporting children and young people of 18 years and under who are experiencing disadvantage. Organisations that already hold a grant from Children in Need can apply for further funding providing the current grant is coming to an end within the next 12 months.
Deadlines for initial applications in 2018: 16 January 2018, 17 May 2018 and 13 September 2018.
More information here (opens external page).
Updated December 2017
Weston Charity Awards Expands Programme For 2018
The area of eligibility has been expanded into Wales as it re-opens the programme for 2018.
Registered charities working to alleviate disadvantage in youth, welfare or community sectors in the North of England, the Midlands, and Wales, can apply for a package of support intended to provide long-term benefit.
Support includes: an unrestricted cash contribution of £6,200 to support the work with Pilotlight.
Applications will be accepted from 1 December 2017 until 12 January 2018 (5pm).
More information here (opens external page).
Updated December 2017
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, firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
- 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.
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 email@example.com
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
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com
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
Phone: 02920 338246.
Posted 15 April
WCVA Better Bids for 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