Current Grants

CURRENT GRANTS

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Flintshire Community Chest 24/25 - Now Open

Flintshire Community Chest Grants are available to support community activity. Applications are now being accepted from organisations benefiting people from Flintshire for a grant of up to £ 1000.  The aim of the grant is to support one off initiatives such as:

• Minor capital projects for example, building repairs and updating internal fixtures and fittings.
• Community events
• Equipment but not consumables*
• Feasibility studies
• Publicity / marketing
• Training and awareness events/courses
• Responding to national, regional or local emergency situations
• Recovery from a national , regional or local emergency situation

Priority will be given to requests from smaller, local organisations in Flintshire.
Grants will only cover 75% of the total cost, so match funding is essential.
Please note, the maximum of £ 1,000 can only be awarded once in a 2 year period. Successful applicants must wait 12 months before reapplying.

For more information or for advice or support, please contact: Heather Hicks on Tel: 01352 744000, or email: [email protected]

Next Round Closes 30th June 2024

Please download and read the guidance  notes before applying.

online Application

Guidance Notes 2023-24


Youth Led Grant

Grants of £250, £500, £750 and £1,000 are available for young people engaging in a youth led volunteering projects.

The grant must be used for voluntary activity by a youth-led project in Flintshire. The majority of young people involved must be between the ages of 14-25 years old.  Projects can run until 28th February 2025.

To date, lots of different projects have been funded and we welcome applications that support one or more of the following ‘Well-being of Future Generations Act (2015)’ goals:

  1. A Prosperous Wales – tackling poverty and improving life chances
  2. A Resilient Wales – preparing and planning for the future
  3. A More Equal Wales - giving everyone an equal chance whatever their background
  4. A Healthier Wales – encouraging healthy lifestyles
  5. A Wales of Cohesive Communities - helping create happier communities
  6. A Wales of Vibrant Culture and Thriving Welsh Language – creating opportunities in Wales and celebrating the Welsh language & Culture
  7. A Globally Responsible Wales – looking after the environment and considering others

Projects should also consider their sustainability; how they could involve those people they are aiming to help in their project and whether they could link in with any similar projects in the area.

Next Closing date is 16th June 2024

If you have any questions, please contact Heather Hicks on Tel: 01352 754004, email: [email protected] or [email protected]

Apply Online

Youth Led Grant Guidance 2024 - 2025

Youth Led Grant Application Form 2024 - 25

 

 

 

Gwynt Y Môr Community Fund Micro

The Gwynt y Môr Offshore Wind Farm, located off the coast of North Wales, generates funding for communities in coastal areas of North Flintshire, North Conwy and North Denbighshire. Voluntary groups, social enterprises and community councils, can apply for grants for capital and revenue projects. The difference between success and failure, survival or closure is often very small. This micro grants programme up to £1,000.00 is primarily targeted at smaller neighbourhood groups needing an essential piece of equipment, replacement unit, or minimal start-up costs.

Eligible organisations will be based within a 5 mile  radius of the North Flintshire, Denbighshire and Conwy coastline. In Flintshire this includes: Gronant, Talacre, Gwespyr, Ffynnongrowy & Penyffordd (North Flintshire), Llanasa, Trelawnyd, Trelogan, Mostyn, Whitford & Downing. See map of eligible areas: https://cvsc.org.uk/en/funding/gwynt-y-mor-community-fund

Guidance notes
Nodiadau Canllawiaw

Unsure? then contact us for an initial discussion or advice. [email protected] or 01352 744004

The Gwynt-y-Môr Community Fund also has a Main Grants programme, which is managed by CVSC. The main fund, focuses on three themes:

  • Building strong, cohesive and sustainable communities
  • Developing prosperous, enterprising communities with strong economic growth
  • Reducing poverty and inequality in communities 

Applications for small grants, of up to £10,000 can be made at any time. Applications for large grants, up to £50,000 are only considered annually; with a deadline of 1st March.

A map of eligible geographic areas is on the website, plus further information at http://cvsc.org.uk/en/gwynt-y-mor/

 

Flintshire Community Key Fund – Round 2 open for Expressions of interest by 15th February (Now Closed)

FLVC and Cadwyn Clwyd are pleased to announce that of the Prosperous Communities Flintshire - Key Fund has now open for Round 2 expressions of interest.  The fund provides support for community led and / or community owned venues / facilities / spaces / groups to develop, strengthen and enhance community infrastructure and community-based projects (further details available on the Cadwyn Clwyd website here).
The fund can support:

  • Pre-project Development grants of between £2,000 to £10,000 for consultancy support and feasibility studies
  • Community support project grants of between £10,000 to £50,000.

The fund will operate on a rolling basis until all the funding has been allocated to projects.  To get your project proposal in for the second panel meeting, the Expression Of Interest deadline is Friday 15th February 204.  Information on how to apply is available on the Cadwyn Clwyd website here.

Please note it is a condition that all grants must be spent and projects completed by 30th September 2024.

There are clear criteria and defined outcomes for this funding, so please ensure you read through the guidance notes carefully.  If you would like to speak to someone about your project before you submit an expression of interest, please contact:  [email protected] or phone 01352 744000.