Community Resource Update June 2024

Every month my community engagement team create a community resource to share with community groups and local organisations to find grant information, upcoming opportunities, training and events that might be of interest to many of you.

Grants – With Deadlines


The Community Radio Fund offer between £5,000 - £25,000, to support the core costs of running Ofcom-licensed community radio stations and Community Digital Sound Programmes in the UK. Deadline Friday 14th June For more information visit


UKG Shared Prosperity Fund RCTCBC Community Multiply Grant £1,000 - £14,999 is available open to applications from 10th June 2024 until 28th June 2024 For more information visit or to apply visit:


GVS launches the Third Sector Small Grants Scheme - Community Action scheme (revenue and capital) provide up to £3,000 to support community action and volunteering which aims to improve the local community, local environment and the health and wellbeing of people in the Vale of Glamorgan. Deadline 21st June 2024. For more information visit:


The Henry Smith Charity Holiday grants for children helps provide access to recreational trips or holidays for groups of children who experience disadvantage or who have disabilities. It is heavily subscribed and the maximum grant is £2750. You must apply at least 6 weeks before the holiday. Applications open on 12 July.  For more info & to apply visit


The Pen-Y-Cymoedd Community Wind Farm Micro Fund has two rounds per year in June & December. Round 16 opens on 1st June 2024 and closes in mid-August. For more information please visit


William and Jane Morris Church Conservation Grants Awards £500-£5,000 to churches, chapels and other places of worship in the United Kingdom for the conservation of decorative features and monuments. Deadline 31 August. For more information go to


Postcode Community Trust supports smaller charities and good causes in Wales to make a difference to their community for the benefit of people and planet. Round 3: 26th August 9am to 2nd September 12 noon. For more information visit


Grants – Without Deadlines


A Place for Sport offers clubs a great opportunity to engage with their community and raise money through crowdfunder. And if projects reach 25% of their target goal Sport Wales will pledge between 30% and 50% of the total project cost for not-for-profit clubs and community groups looking to raise money for ‘off-field’ improvements. For more information visit


Be Active Fund Wales Fund supports sports clubs and community organisations across Wales to improve access to physical activity with grants from £300 to £50,000. You will need to make a contribution of 10% for grants over £10k or 20% over £25k. All not-for-profit sport clubs or organisations can apply. For more information visit:


The Baily Thomas Charitable Fund is a grant making registered charity which was established primarily to aid the research into learning disability and to aid the care and relief of those affected by learning disability. For more information or to apply go to


The CLA Charitable Trust is dedicated to helping those who are disabled or disadvantaged to visit and participate in learning experiences about the countryside. For more information or to apply visit


The Edward Gostling Foundation - Capital Grants encourage UK registered charities to bring forward major capital projects aligned with one or more of 4 themes that will build new capacity, promote sustainability and bring about step change in the way care is provided. Decisions can take 90 days, & grants of up to £250K are available depending on size scope & innovation of project. For more information & to apply:


Tesco Footie for All Fund provide £150k in grants to grassroots football clubs across the UK as well as raising awareness of the importance of children having opportunities to thrive through opportunities for more physical and mental wellbeing


The Fore's mission is to turbo-charge exceptional small charities transforming lives and society by funding and supporting 1,000 small charities in the next five years with unrestricted grants of up to £30,000 spread over one to three years. For more information and to apply visit


The Golsoncott Foundation provides funding to promote, maintain, improve and advance the education of the public in the arts generally and in particular the fine arts and music. Go to


ScottishPower Foundation Marine Biodiversity Fund: The ScottishPower Foundation’s Marine Biodiversity Fund will finance one multi-year project that contributes to the broader global agenda for environmental sustainability, leaving a positive legacy for future generations. For more into visit:


True Colours grants of up to £10,000 to small registered charities and projects working to support disabled children and their families to help them develop and deliver programmes for children, their siblings and families. Open to applications at any time. For more info visit


Check your local County Voluntary Council for further funding news, such as local areas & county specific grant funds, and regular updates:

And visit the Funding Wales  search platform created where you can find funding for your charity, community group or social enterprise Mae Cyllido Cymru yw'r platfform newydd gan Cefnogi Trydydd Sector Cymru i chwilio am arian. Dewch o hyd i gyllid i’ch elusen, eich grŵp cymunedol neu’ch menter gymdeithasol


For grants to help individuals search


Upcoming Training / Events


DBS Barring Workshop Friday, June 7 · 10am - 12pm Learn about barring referrals, regulated activity and relevant conduct with Carol Ann Eland from the Disclosure & Barring Service.


Applying for Public Sector Contracts (Bryntirion, Bridgend) – 7th June – Applying for Public Sector contracts will be topped and tailed by networking over coffee and lunch.  Opportunity for 1:1s.


Great Big Green Week 8th – 16th June is the UKs biggest celebration of Community Action to Tackle Climate Change and Protect Nature. You can get involved by attending an event in your local area, or by sharing how you're taking action to tackle climate change and protect nature online. For more info go to


Interlink RCT Digital Training: Canva


Introduction to Planning/Cyflwyniad i Gynllunio Wed, 12 Jun 2024 18:00 - 20:00 An introductory or refresher session, for councillors, or those that want to know more about the planning system in Wales


Start-up Workshop (Porthcawl) – 13th June - The Start-up workshop is an evening session in sunny Porthcawl will also be catered. It will be a good opportunity for clients at early stage to meet with others to chat about their ideas


Future of Funding (Bryntirion, Bridgend) – 21st June - The Future of Funding will be co-delivered with the National Lottery Community Fund. Opportunities for 1:1s.


Responding to Planning Applications Training - Part 1 Wed, 26 Jun 2024 18:00 - 20:00 An interactive session on planning applications. Introducing tools and knowledge to guide councils in how to respond to applications.


Getting on Board – Trustee Learning Programme exists to make trusteeship more accessible, effective and inclusive by raising awareness of trusteeship, particularly within under-represented communities, and by helping trustees to have impact. To find out more about their upcoming sessions visit


Recruiting, Selecting and Managing Volunteers in the Vale

Learn how to identify existing and new volunteering roles for volunteers, where to recruit volunteers, establish an effective selection procedure and manage volunteers

For 2024 dates & to book please visit


Saltways Free charity film-making workshops: Set up to help charities of all sizes have access to skills to produce authentic and ethical storytelling Saltways are offering free workshops to community organisations to help create effective films and animation. To see what dates are coming up to take part in the ‘Effective films & animations’ workshop go to:


For more Voluntary Sector Training in the Region please visit:


Community Asset Transfer Information in the South Wales Central Region




Disclaimer: The information contained in this bulletin is compiled from a range of sources, some of which we have received bilingually. 

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