Volunteering Wales Youth Led Grants
The Vol Factor 2019/20
Interlink’s youth-led grant scheme offers grants to support youth–led volunteering projects involving 14-25 year olds in Rhondda Cynon Taff
The scheme is managed by a panel of young people from Rhondda Cynon Taff.
This year the panel will once again run a Visioning Event to engage young people in suggesting and designing project proposals, to be held on the following date:
Thursday 26th September 6pm-8pm
The Panel may choose to award funding on the night to successful projects which satisfy the Grant criteria
Priority areas for funding awards
The Welsh Government has identified six priority areas. These are:.
- Early Years (0-7 year olds) –supporting children to lead healthy, prosperous and fulfilling lives.
- Housing –improving living conditions and tackles homelessness
- Social Care –helping build strong communities and for people to live independent lives for longer.
- Mental Health –improving awareness of mental health conditions or improves the help that people with mental health conditions get.
- Skills and Employability –improving skills and readiness for education or employment.
- Decarbonisation –raising awareness of climate change or taking action to reduce the carbon footprint of individuals, communities or projects
Groups unable to attend the Visioning Event may submit written applications by the Final application deadline of Friday 27th September, 2019
Applications will require the following information:
Name of organisation
Brief paragraph describing the project
Applications will be shortlisted to a final stage when organisations will be invited to give a brief presentation to the Panel on
Thursday 3rd October 6pm-9pm (venue TBC)
Please send written applications to Interlink, Glenview House, Courthouse Street, Pontypridd, CF37 1JY or by email to email@example.com
For more information please contact Interlink by phone on 01443 846200, or Thomas Crockett, Interlink’s Youth Volunteering Advisor on 07742 499188 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org