GVS Funding

GVS works with partners to administer various funds available in The Vale of Glamorgan. The following is a list of funds that we are currently administering.

Small Grants Scheme for Vale Village Halls and Community Centres

GVS, with thanks to funding from Welsh Government is now administering a small grants scheme for Community Centres and Village Halls in the Vale of Glamorgan to assist them in getting ready for opening as the lockdown gradually eases. 

Small grants are available up to a maximum of £200.  The grant can be used to purchase capital items for your Community Facility tohelp support you in your preparations for re-opening. For example, you may wish to install signage relating to social distancing, hand gel dispensers. It could also go towards the printing of leaflets and flyers to publicise the fact that you are getting ready to open as and when you are able to do so. 

The grant CANNOT be used to help make up for lost income or for general running costs.

To be eligible you must satisfy the following brief criteria: 

  • Be based in the Vale of Glamorgan
  • Have a constitution or similar governing document
  • Working for the benefit of your local community 

Applications from Community Facilities outside the Vale of Glamorgan or individuals will not be considered.

To make an application to the grants scheme, please download the following information:

If you cannot access the information above or require further information please contact GVS, e-mail: enquiries@gvs.wales

 

New £500 maximum COVID 19 – Small Grants Scheme for Vale of Glamorgan

GVS, with thanks to funding from Welsh Government and Comic Relief, is administering a small grants scheme to help voluntary groups in the Vale of Glamorgan who are actively working in response to the COVID 19 outbreak.

Small grants are available up to a maximum of £75 for new groups that are not constituted and up to £500 for constituted groups.  The grant can be used to purchase equipment for your group, to go towards printing leaflets and flyers or for any activity relating to benefit or support to your community during this crisis.

To be eligible you must satisfy the following brief criteria: 

  1. Be based in the Vale of Glamorgan
  2. Working in direct response to the COVID 19 outbreak
  3. Working for the benefit of your local community

Applications from businesses, groups outside the Vale of Glamorgan or individuals will not be considered.  If you have previously received funding from this scheme, you are welcome to reapply. Repeat applications are welcome.

Click on the link to download the application form and guidance or please request an application form by emailing enquiries@gvs.wales