The Community Foundation for Wales

Fund for Wales Opens for Applications (Wales)

community foundation in WalesThe Community Foundation for Wales has announced that grants of £500 to £1,000 are available for small, volunteer-driven community groups whose projects aim to deliver one of the five following outcomes:


  • Improving people’s chances in life
  • Building stronger communities
  • Improving rural and urban environments
  • Encouraging healthier and more active people and communities
  • Preserving heritage and culture.

Grants can support full or partial costs of, for example:

  • Projects costs
  • Small capital items & equipment
  • Core costs
  • Activities and programmes (e.g. room hire, transport costs, volunteer expenses, insurance, tutor fees, community events).

This Fund is open to constituted community-based charities and organisations (e.g. associations, social enterprises and clubs) whose beneficiaries are all in Wales; with an income of less than £100,000 in the latest reported financial year; and which are volunteer-driven and have no more than one full-time equivalent member of staff throughout the year.

The deadline for applications is 5pm on the 31st July 2016. Read more at:,4AKTQ,J4CEJA,FPGUM,1