Comic Relief Community Fund in Wales
An easy-to-access pilot grant scheme for community groups in Wales.

Are you a community led project and/or have a great idea to tackle specific needs or issues in your community?

If so, you maybe interested in this new pilot grant scheme funded by Comic Relief.

Grants come in two levels:

1. Small Grants - £1,000 - £10,000:
For projects carrying out community led working to tackle a specific need or issue within their locality; fitting in under one of Comic Relief’s four strategic themes:

  • Children Survive and Thrive;
  • Mental Health;
  • Gender Equality;
  • A Safe Place to Be

2. Organisational Growth Grants - £30,000 - £60,000:
For organisations to carry out activity to make a strategic impact and increase their resilience; fitting in under one of Comic Relief’s four strategic themes:

  • Children Survive and Thrive;
  • Mental Health;
  • Gender Equality;
  • A Safe Place to Be.

The earliest projects can begin is the 1 January 2020.

Projects should be completed by 31 March 2021.

During this Comic Relief pilot scheme there will be one grant application window for organisations with an annual income of less than £250,000 per year.

The application window is open from 22 July 2019 and the closing date is 31 October 2019.

To find out more visit Third Sector Support Wales (TSSW) or for more practical help with your application form contact Deb or Angela at BAVO, T: 01656 810400.

About TSSW - TSSW is a Wales-wide network partnership consisting of 19 local CVCs and national body WCVA. The network is there to support voluntary groups and organisations in your local area, who all have the shared goal to enable the third sector and volunteers across Wales to contribute fully to individual and community wellbeing, now and in the future.

 TSSW offers support and guidance in the following four key areas:

  • Good governance;
  • Volunteering;
  • Engagement and influencing;
  • Sustainable funding.