The Strong Communities Grant Fund was launched in August 2017 and offers grants to community groups, the voluntary sector and Town and Community Council’s towards the cost of initiatives within the Vale of Glamorgan that help to support the Council’s vision of “ Strong Communities with a bright future”.  The Fund aims to improve the resilience of organisations/groups or their activities by funding projects that add value to their current work, can demonstrate longer term sustainability and reduce reliance on grant funding in the future.  

Round 3 funding is now open! 

Key Dates – 3rd Round

3rd August 2018 application closing date

6th September 2018 Evaluation panel meeting 

Key Dates – 4th Round

2nd November 2018 application closing date

6th December Evaluation panel meeting 

If you know of any projects or groups that could benefit from the Strong Communities funding that currently use your community venue, then they can get in touch by contacting SCGFapplications@valeofglamorgan.gov.uk and chatting to a grant officer about a project. If you would prefer for a grant officer to get in touch with you to discuss a project, arrange a call-back or book in a presentation at a committee meeting then please reply to this email. For further information about the fund and to download the guidance notes please visit: http://www.valeofglamorgan.gov.uk/en/working/Business-Support/Strong-Communities-Grant.aspx  

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