What is the Grŵp Cynefin Cost of living Community Grant and who can apply?

This is a grant scheme up to £500 available for groups working within Grŵp Cynefin’s operational area (six counties of north Wales and north Powys).

Voluntary groups, community groups or groups of residents who wish to come together in the area they live in can apply for a grant.

The grant is available for groups who want to make a difference to their local communities facing crisis and hardshp due to the cost of living crisis.

This is a grant scheme up to £500 available for groups working within Grŵp Cynefin’s operational area (six counties of North Wales and north Powys). The groups we support will provide services and activities that will make a big difference to local communities facing crisis and hardship due to the cost-of-living crisis.

We can support projects/activities that address the cost of living crisis e.g. community food pantries, community fridge, growing food, fuel poverty, financial advice.

Voluntary groups, community groups or groups of residents who wish to come together in the area they live in can apply for a grant.

  • the group does not need to have a constitution (a constitution states the intentions of your association to work for the benefit of the whole community it represents)
  • the grant must be spent within 12 months.
  • you will be required to provide 20% matching fund

 

 

  • by individuals
  • to support the core costs of a community centre, school or club.
  • by groups for religious activities
  • by companies trying to make a profit
  • retrospective funding, i.e. projects that have already been completed, whether or not already paid for

Complete the application form below or download a copy and send to mentraucymunedol@grwpcynefin.org before the closing date.

Closing date: 30 June 2024

We will let you know within 4 weeks if your application was successful.
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Further information

Contact the Community Initiatives Team for advice or to discuss if your project is eligible.

0300 111 2122

mentraucymunedol@grwpcynefin.org

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Application form

Complete the online application form on the bottom of this page or download the form and return to mentraucymunedol@grwpcynefin.org before the closing date

Application Form

 

 

Application form

Cost of Living Community Grant

1. Name of group

2. Name of project

3. Details of person submitting the application:

4. Background

5. For what project/activities do you require funding?

6. Project Costs

7. State where the 20% of matching funds towards the project will come from

8. Provide a breakdown of the project’s costs listing each item (use an extra sheet if necessary).

9. Who and how many people will benefit from the project?

10. What outcomes do you hope to achieve with the project (i.e. what difference would the project make)?

11. Where will the project take place?

12. When are you hoping to start this project?

13. How does the group / project promote the Welsh language?

14 How would you promote Grŵp Cynefin’s contribution?

15. Are you related to any member of staff from Grŵp Cynefin? If yes, who and how are you related?

Are you related to any member of staff from Grŵp Cynefin?(Required)

16. Any other comments to support your application:

17. In which language would you prefer to receive any communication from us?

In which language would you prefer to receive any communication from us?(Required)

18. Statement

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