Support for Communities

Support for community groups and voluntary organisations in the Vale of Glamorgan


Coronavirus: Advice for Community Groups and Organisations 

This page will be updated regularly with the latest information on Coronovirus support to community groups and voluntary organisations in the Vale of Glamorgan.


Latest news

The Welsh Government has announced an extension for ratepayers eligible for charity relief and Community Amateur Sport Clubs (CASC) relief operating in the retail, leisure and hospitality sector occupying properties with a rateable value of £12,000 or less.  You may be eligible for a government grant. To apply you will need to e-mail to request a Coronavirus Business Grant Application – Charities form.  Eligibility Flowchart

Grants for Businesses in Wales linked to Non-domestic rates



New initiatives in response to the COVID-19 emergency (Vale of Glamorgan, Wales and UK wide)

Follow the links below for the latest information: 




Strong Communities Grant Programme 

Support for community groups and voluntary organisations of any size to deliver projects which support and improve the resilience of communities in the Vale of Glamorgan. 


Details of our forthcoming funding programme will be available soon.  In the meantime, all enquiries regarding the fund should be directed to


Take a look at our October 2019 Progress Report. 


Strong Communities Grant Programme


Welsh Church Act Fund 

Grants to voluntary and community organisations of up to £1,500 for a wide range of purposes. 


Mayor's Foundation Grant Fund

Grants of between £100 and £250 to enhance the work of voluntary and charitable organisations within the Vale of Glamorgan. 


Support for Rural Communities in the Vale

Funding for piloting of new ideas to support your community.  Has the recent pandemic highlighted a new way of delivering a service or an opportunity to support your community in an innovative way?

Contact: Creative Rural Communities 





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