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IMMEDIATE IMPACT

Named Immediate Impact Funds enable you to make a donation (usually every year), with the purpose of awarding the sum in grants either straight away, or at points throughout the year, to make an immediate impact. 

An Immediate Impact Fund requires a minimum donation of £25,000 and allows you, the fundolder, to support your chosen causes as soon as you wish. 

 

How it works

We work closely with you to outline the key causes or areas which you wish to support through your philanthropy, summarised in a Fund Agreement. 

Depending on how you would like to interact with your fund the Foundation can present you with proposals which meet the themes of your fund, allowing you to decide exactly which groups you’d like to support. We can arrange project visits before or after awarding your grants to give you a true insight into the difference your fund is making. 

 

Case Study

(Valley and Vale Community Arts, a group funded by The South Wales Police and Crime Commissioner Victims Fund.)

The South Wales Police and Crime Commissioner Victims Fund was set upto specifically target grassroots projects and groups that work to support victims of crime and their families. With our expert grants team we were able to successfully distribute £250,000 to those dealing with victims of crime and have just completed our second round of funding with South Wales Police and Crime Commissioner, Alun Michael, who said:

“I am delighted to support the fund for a second year and it was again refreshing to see the innovation and commitment of those who strive to advance the services available to those impacted by crime."

 

 (Safer Merthyr Tydfil, a group funded by The South Wales Police and Crime Commissioner Victims Fund.)

 

 

Our Cost Model

Community Foundation in Wales is a charity. To cover the costs of managing our client's funds, fundholders contribute the following:

 

Immediate Impact 10%
Endowment  1.25% (of capital value)

 

For more information on setting up your own fund, please click here. 

To discuss further, please contact Mari-Wyn Elias-Jones, Development Manager, on 02920 379580 or email mari-wyn@cfiw.org.uk.