The Taff Ely Wind Farm Community Fund is administered by Interlink RCT the umbrella body for all local community and voluntary groups in RCT.
To find out more about the fund please contact Ken Moon at Interlink RCT on 01443 846200 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org. An electronic form is available on our web-site or by emailing email@example.com
Who can apply?
The Taff Ely Wind Farm Fund is available to any community or voluntary group within the area of benefit (see map) to support them to carry out the aims and objectives of their organisation, recruit new members, involve more people from the community and help to develop your group. Only one application can be submitted per funding round.
What will the scheme fund?
The scheme will fund the purchase of capital items and help with the running costs of your group up to £500. Examples of this might include play equipment, IT equipment, stationery, phone and broadband connections, training, the cost of a community event or visit. The fund can be used as match funding towards other sources of funding for a larger project. Grants may be awarded for capital or revenue up to a maximum of £500.
Last years’ successful applicants were:
AVANT Theatre and Dance Marketing, CRB Check, Materials & Equipment 500.00
Brynna Football Club Kit & Equipment 500.00
Gilfach Goch Mini & Junior Rugby Venue Costs 380.00
Heol Y Cyw Allotments Materials & Equipment 500.00
Little Fingers Kidz Club Equipment 250.00
Tonyrefail Ladies Choir Revenue & Venue Costs 370.00
Applications for the Fund need to be received by Friday the 22nd June 2017
How will my application be assessed?
Is the applicant a small local voluntary or community group?
How the project will benefit your group?
How will the project benefit your community and are the benefits clear?
Will the project help your group to encourage new members and involve more people from the community?
Is the project value for money? How many quotes have been sought?
Is there a clear timescale for the project and use of the funding?
Is the group a member of Interlink?
What are the terms and conditions of the grants? If your application is successful, you will be offered a grant subject to accepting the conditions in the offer letter and:
You have a dedicated bank account for your community group or organisation
You will have to nominate authorised signatories before the grant can be claimed
You will need to provide Interlink with copies of receipts
We may visit you to monitor the progress or success of your project.
What important dates do I need to know?
Deadline for funding application is 5pm on Friday, 22nd June 2017
The Assessment Panel will meet within the week after the deadline
Groups will be notified of the decision by Monday, 3rd July 2017 (If you are unsuccessful, we will explain our decision to you in writing and offer to meet with you to discuss other sources of funding if requested.)
Signed grant offer letters need to be received by 14th July 2017
Projects can be delivered between 24th July 2016 – 2nd March 2018
Final project reports need to be completed by 30th March 2018
Any group not submitting a final report will be ineligible for future rounds
Completed Applications need to be returned to: 6 Melin Corrwg, Cardiff Road, Upper Boat,PONTYPRIDD CF37 5BE or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
Any questions relating to your application should be addressed to one of the Interlink Development Officers, Ken Moon or Joanna Markham on 01443 846200 or email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.