Community Development Fund

The Council is committed to encouraging community development by working closely with the community by offering financial support for community based projects.  The fund will support community groups and organisations based in the Council’s administrative area.  The Council’s area is made up of the following villages and communities: Bynea, Cwmbach, Cynheidre, Dafen, Felinfoel, Five Roads, Furnace, Llwynhendy, Ponthenri, Pontyates, Pwll, Sandy and Swiss Valley.

The maximum grant award is £3,000.  You can apply for any amount up to the maximum grant award as long as your project delivers public benefit and promote one or more of the following principles: Civic pride; community identity/self-reliance; maximising and encouraging the use of community facilities; health and well-being; environmental enhancement and recreation and leisure.

We recommend that you read the full criteria to check whether your group and project is eligible. The application form and grant criteria is available to download on the following links below.  The closing date for 2022 applications has now passed.

Community Development Fund Criteria

Community Development Fund Application Form

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