The purpose of the CED Programme is to build sustainable and vibrant communities through the development of community economic activity and social enterprises. The grant funding is aimed at supporting and developing sustainability within the third sector, and reducing their reliance upon grant support.
Who is entitled to apply?
Funding is available to a wide range of organisations that have ambitions to develop into economically sustainable organisations within the third sector, such as voluntary and community organisations, charities, social enterprises, co-operatives and mutual's.
How to apply
The first stage of the application process is to complete an Expression of Interest form available from Business Enterprise Support, Caerphilly County Borough Council, Tredomen Business & Technology Centre, Tredomen Park, Ystrad Mynach, CF82 7FN.
What level of grant is available?
There are two grant funding options available:
- Option A - Capital grant of up to £50,000 (up to 100% of total project costs).
- Option B - Capital grant of up to £100,000 (up to 50% of total project costs, can be raised to 75% in very exceptional circumstances).
How often are applications considered?
Funding applications are assessed up to three times per year, subject to the availability of resources.
For the latest information contact Sharon Peters, Business Enterprise Support on 01443 866397 or email email@example.com.