Welsh Church Fund – grants for individuals

Who is entitled to apply?

Grants of up to £1,500 for a maximum of three years are available for ‘exceptional’ individuals in relation to the advancement of education. Applicants will be required to provide evidence of what makes them ‘exceptional’ and what purpose any grant would be used towards. Applicants must a resident of Caerphilly county borough. Limited funding is available and there is no guarantee that any application submitted will be supported.

How to apply

To apply for funding you need to complete an application form. These are available from Vicki Doyle, Policy Unit, Caerphilly County Borough Council, Penallta House, Tredomen Park, Ystrad Mynach, Hengoed, CF82 7PG. Tel: 01443 866391. Email: doylevm@caerphilly.gov.uk.

What level of grant is available?

Grants of up to £1,500 for a maximum of three years will be considered for ‘exceptional’ individuals. Successful applicants in their first year will need to re-apply for a grant in their second and third years.

How often are applications considered?

The grant scheme opens on 1st April each year and applications can be submitted at any time.  All applications will be assessed by the Grants to the Voluntary Sector Panel at their meetings in March, July and November. They will consider all applications from individuals and make recommendations to the Head of Corporate Finance in relation to which applications should be supported and the level of grant to be awarded. The Panel will determine whether an applicant is ‘exceptional’ in nature.