Comic Relief Community Fund in Wales

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Introducing Comic Relief Community Fund in Wales – An easy-to-access pilot grant scheme for community groups in Wales.

Grants come in two levels:

Small Grants - £1,000 - £10,000

Organisational Growth Grants - £30,000 - £60,000

Comic Relief wants to ensure that its funding reaches the heart of Wales’ communities, by supporting community led action tailored to the varied communities across Wales. Third Sector Support Wales (TSSW) has been selected to administer grants on behalf of Comic Relief in Wales, ensuring a reach to grassroots organisations.

During this Comic Relief pilot scheme there will be one grant application window for organisations with an annual income of less than £250,000 per year.

The application window is open from 22 July 2019 and the closing date is 31 October 2019. 

The earliest projects can begin is the 1 January 2020

Projects should be completed by 31 March 2021.

There are two funding streams:

Organisational Growth Grants:

  • £30,000 – £60,000
  • For organisations to carry out activity to make a strategic impact and increase their resilience
  • Fitting in under one of Comic Relief’s four strategic themes:

             Children Survive and Thrive

             Mental Health

             Gender Equality

             A Safe Place to Be

Small Grants:

  • £1,000 - £10,000
  • Projects carrying out community led working to tackle a specific need or issue within their locality
  • Fitting in under one of Comic Relief’s four strategic themes:

             Children Survive and Thrive

             Mental Health

             Gender Equality

             A Safe Place to Be

About TSSW - TSSW is administering funds available to groups across Wales.  TSSW is a Wales-wide network of support for voluntary groups and organisations. Our shared goal is to enable the third sector and volunteers across Wales to contribute fully to individual and community well-being, now and in the future. TSSW offers support and guidance in the following four key areas:

  • Good Governance
  • Volunteering
  • Engagement & Influencing
  • Sustainable Funding

To find out more visit – https://thirdsectorsupport.wales/comicreliefcommunityfund/

 

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