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The Amber Project Saves Wonderland!

The Saving Wonderland Pantomime debuted at the YMCA Theatre in Cardiff courtesy of The Amber Project. The Amber Project is a Church Army Project who work tirelessly to nurture the talents, self-esteem and confidence of young people who self harm. In August 2012 they received £29,868 in fu [...]

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Velvet Coalmine ā€“ a festival of writing, rock ā€˜nā€™ roll and coal...

A Thursday evening on Blackwood High Street in Caerphilly, and the town centre was buzzing in anticipation of a rock ‘n’ roll weekend. Local people and visitors gathered together in the foyer of the Maxime Cinema for the opening evening of READ MORE

Westminster Celebration

The Foundation’s friends and allies came together at the Palace of Westminster on Wednesday in celebration of the work of the Community Foundation in Wales.

Welcoming our London guests, Chairman Janet Lewis-Jones shared the news that the Foundation has achieved its first ‘mill [...]

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Wales & West Utilities help Liberty to keep their liberty

 Based in Caerau, one of the most deprived wards in Cardiff, Liberty was set up to support the elderly and disabled residents within the immediate vicinity of Tresedar Way, to give them a better quality of life.  Many residents were excluded and isolated due to mobility issues, with a l [...]

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Powys Eisteddfod supported by Ashley Family Foundation

 A grant of £5,000 helped Powys Eisteddfod, in the centenary year of the forming of its 'orsedd, to hold a very successful two day event in Llanfair Caereinion.  Competitors travelled from all over Wales to attend and near capacity crowds enjoyed the two day event at the local Lei [...]

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Foundation responds to local communities suffering from recent flooding

Foundation responds to local communities suffering from recent flooding

In response to the extensive flooding across Wales this Winter, the Community Foundation in Wales has set up a Flood Recovery Fund to help strengthen communities as they recover from the hardship and challenges arising from recent floods, tidal surge  and storm damage.   

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Surviving Winter

The Community Foundation in Wales has launched Surviving Winter 2013 - a campaign which matches people who care with organisations supporting older people and families suffering from food and fuel poverty this winter.


Since first participating in this UK wide campaign in 2011, the [...]

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Blaenllechau Youth supported by the Dulverton Trust Fund

 

Blaenllechau Youth Project endeavours to provide leisure and training opportunities for children and young people between the ages of 5 and 25, to develop their social, cultural, intellectual and emotional wellbeing and development.  Since 1996, they have been developing [...]

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Keeping the ball rolling on Anglesey

The Children and Young People’s Partnership of Anglesey County Council has been key to maintaining the momentum of the Fair Share Trust’s investments in play. The purpose of the Partnership is to promote the welfare and opportunities of children and young people on the island to enabl [...]

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Eight out of ten CATS go on to higher education

Despite having one of the highest levels of unemployment in Wales there was a shortage of experienced community development workers in Blaenau Gwent, GAVO, the local County Voluntary Council, created the CATS project to address the skills gap between local people an [...]

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Unlocking the potential through Caia Park Partnership

 

Fair Share Trust’s mission was to build stronger communities by unlocking the potential in areas that had not previously received their ‘fair share’ of lottery funding.  Partnering with the Community Foundation in Wales the Fair Share Trust recently com [...]

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Making the best even better

BRfm – ‘the best radio for miles’- is a community radio station run as a social enterprise serving Gwent. It also broadcasts a local internet television service. To encourage participation, social inclusion, self-development and community cohesion among local young people, it ha [...]

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Strengthening resourceful communities through Comic Relief

The Community Foundation in Wales is pleased to be working with Comic Relief to support people living in disadvantaged communities with the Comic Relief Local Communities Fund. 

 

Comic Relief highlighted that: “Poverty in the UK today is much more complex than sim [...]

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