Funding

Introducing PAVS’ Funding Advice Service Padlet

For updates on Funding Sources, Funding Deadlines, Events & more!

Link here; https://padlet.com/lornalivock/FundingPembs

South Hook LNG Community Fund

The South Hook LNG Community Fund remains open to groups running projects to benefit people and communities in Pembrokeshire. Funding is available to projects under the four funding priorities of Wellbeing, Education, Environment and Safety. Groups can apply under Tier 1 up to £500 or Tier 2 funding of up to £5,000. Please get in touch to discuss any potential applications by emailing development@pavs.org.uk.

Funding Deadlines 2022

Friday 13th May – 5pm
Friday 12th August – 5pm
Friday 4th November – 5pm

Learning Disabilities Innovation Fund

The Regional Learning Disabilities Innovation Fund is reopening.

The second round of the Learning Disabilities Innovation Fund funded by the Welsh Government’s Integrated Care Fund is reopening in the first week of April 2022. The grant will provide an opportunity for people with learning disabilities to come up with ideas for new activities and services, and access funding to test out how well the ideas work in practice

The Fund offers an opportunity for third sector organisations and statutory bodies to apply for funding to run a project truly co-produced with people living with learning disabilities across the west Wales counties of Pembrokeshire, Carmarthenshire and Ceredigion. 

This grant scheme is co-produced with people with learning disabilities, who will also make the decisions on who will receive funding. Therefore, all applications must be submitted in ‘Easy to Read’ format.

TheLearning Disabilities Innovation Fund will provide up to 100% of revenue costs up to £20,000 per project.  Up to 20% of the total funding request can be for capital items where applicants show a clear link to the revenue request.

All projects supported must demonstrate how they will link with one or more of the themes from the West Wales Learning Disabilities Charter. Which was developed by people living with learning disabilities from Pembrokeshire, Carmarthenshire & Ceredigion.

Click here to find out more about the Charter:

| Learning Disability Charter (pembrokeshirepeople1st.org.uk)

All projects must be completed by 31st March 2023

The deadline for submission of applications is Monday 16th May 2022

Contact development@pavs.org.uk to request an application pack.

Comic Relief Community Fund in Wales

Funding from the Comic Relief Community Fund in Wales to support community led organisations.

After a successful pilot scheme, Comic Relief has confirmed a new round of funding to fund community led action bringing about positive, lasting social change throughout Wales.

FUNDING AVAILABLE

The Comic Relief Community Fund in Wales has two funding levels:

Small Grants – £1,000 – £10,000

The aim of this fund is to ensure that comic relief grassroots funding is reached by the community groups leading change and growth in their locality, enabling them to make positive changes in response to the specific needs of the community.

Small Grants are administered by the local County Voluntary Councils. In West Wales area (Pembrokeshire, Carmarthenshire and Ceredigion) CAVS is managing this pot.

CAVS is hosting an online Introduction and Q&A session on Wednesday 18th May 2022 12-1pm (Register here)

Download documents here:

COMIC RELIEF’S STRATEGIC THEMES

All successful applications will demonstrate a contribution to one of Comic Relief’s four Strategic Themes:

  • Children survive and thrive
    Actions to give children the best start in life and access to opportunities to achieve their potential
  • Gender justice
    Actions to improve equality for women and girls
  • A safe place to be
    Actions to help vulnerable people improve their circumstances and safety
  • Mental health matters
    Actions to enable access to support and increase awareness

ELIGIBILITY

Organisations with a socially focussed purpose and an income of less than £250,000 are eligible to apply. There is £900,000 available in total grants across Wales.

TIMEFRAME

The application window closes 27 June 2022

The earliest activity can begin is the 22 August 2022 ending no later than 30 August 2023. 

FURTHER SUPPORT AVAILABLE

Grant LevelRegional LeadContact
Small Grants £1,000 – £10,000West Wales (Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire, Carmarthenshire)Email – admin@cavs.org.uk Website – CAVS
Organisational Growth Grants £30,000 – £50,000NationalEmail – comicreliefgrants@wcva.cymru Website – WCVA Phone – 0300 111 0124

Organisational Growth Grants – £30,000 – £50,000

Alongside the Comic Relief Small Grants there is also a larger pot of funding which is administered by WCVA. This fund aims to give organisations the chance to make a strategic impact and to increase resilience, for example:

  • Build on what is working well in relation to your organisation’s community activity
  • Strengthen and measure the impact of your core community led activity
  • Develop new ways of working

For more information on the Organisational Growth Grants please visit the WCVA website here.

Community Ownership Fund

The Community Ownership Fund is a £150 million fund to support community groups in the UK to take ownership of assets which are at risk of being lost. Under the fund, community groups will be able to bid for matched capital grants of up to £250,000 to help them to buy local assets to run as community-owned businesses. In exceptional cases, up to £1million matched capital grants will be available for some sporting facilities.

A Third round will open in May 2022.

Funding for Voluntary Groupsone stop shop

There has been so much information circulated about the financial support available for voluntary organisations who are being affected by Covid 19, particularly those who deliver front line services.

To make it easier to find out about the funds available the Wales Council for Voluntary Action (WCVA) has gathered all this information in one place – the Funding Wales website, which is continually being updated.

Click here to access the website https://funding.cymru/pages/coronavirus-latest/ , you will need to register on the site, which only takes a few minutes. To read more click on this link