If you become a peer-to-peer mentor, you can follow the recent success of Janis Werrett. Janis, Director of Cynon Valley Organic Adventures, increased her cause’s impact in Rhondda Cynon Taf by sharing knowledge with other local community and voluntary groups. Her work shows how becoming a peer-to-peer mentor is a great way of achieving your group’s goals. We asked her […]
Download our latest newsletter here. It showcases several of the people and projects that we supported in RCT between September and December 2020. What’s more, you can read what we could do for you whether it’s boosting your wellbeing or getting your organisation the funding and advice it needs to flourish.
The secretary of Rhondda Lawn Tennis Club contacted Interlink RCT to discuss their clubhouse’s needs. They needed to modernise the club house, as well as improve several of the tennis courts’ surfaces and repair floodlights. There was a need to confirm the lease agreement with the council for the courts too. Also they wanted to employ a coach to visit […]
Originally, Cilfynydd had few options for meeting places for new parents. It’s an isolated community which can leave many families feeling cut off and lonely. Little Lounge Pontypridd had worked with Interlink RCT over several years to develop a dedicated café and play space at the Cilfynydd Community Centre, as part of a community asset transfer. Then the pandemic […]
Many organisations, just like yours, are in need of extra support as we all battle the impact of COVID-19. The good news is . . . business is here to help and support. Do you need help with project management, digital transformation, safe social distancing, people and HR, or communications and social media to help develop your organisation’s operation? Or […]
REALLY BIG LISTENING CAMPAIGN – GET ON BOARD We are soon to embark on our REALLY BIG LISTENING CAMPAIGN to look at how we can learn from Covid-19 and how the recent flooding impacted communities, also preparing for the future. Do you want to get involved to collect experiences of Covid-19? Please email email@example.com or call 01443 846200.
COVID 19 LATEST GUIDANCE FROM WCVA See the latest Covid 19 Guidance for community and voluntary sector organisations on Funding, Volunteering, Safeguarding, Trustees and Governance and Health and Wellbeing available through WCVA, including signing up for regular updates on: https://wcva.cymru/covid-19-guidance-and-resources/ https://wcva.cymru/news/
The voluntary sector across Wales has played a pivotal role in supporting those in need across Welsh communities; providing essential lifelines including food deliveries, emergency medical care, ensuring government guidelines reach all communities and tackling declining mental health. As the Welsh Government eases lockdown restrictions and people in Wales move forward, the funding needs to respond to new challenges. Although […]
Please find below guidance and signs about re-opening community venues. If you would like more information contact Interlink on 01443 846200 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org Opening Up Presentation Aug 20 2020_Community Centre Information_Covid FINAL2 Opening Up Presentation Aug 20 Appendix F – Hirers Risk Assessment Blank Appendix F- Hirers Risk Assessment ACRE Appendix-G Committee Blank Risk Assessment Appendix-G Committee Sample Risk […]
Micro-grants to restart community activities Every quarter, we are offering micro-grants of £250 to support volunteer-led organisations to cover the additional costs of opening up community activities. This may include items like PPE and other costs you may incur. To request funding, please email us while letting us know what you need the money for to email@example.com For any further […]
Do you know an area in your community that needs a little TLC? Applications are still open for Local Places for Nature! Keep Wales Tidy, the charity supporting a clean and safe Welsh environment, has got hundreds of free garden packages to give away to community groups and organisations. To make it as easy as possible for people to get […]
A new project called CEFN which is being delivered by Impact Innovation for the Welsh Government https://www.impact-innovation.co.uk/cefn can support ‘foundational economy business’, including community organisations, charities and social enterprise. This is a unique opportunity providing services to the community support that they aren’t always able to access. This is limited to the Valleys Taskforce area with less than 20 employees. Organisations will […]