An easy-to-access pilot grant scheme for community groups in Wales with an annual income of less than £250,000 per year.

Comic Relief wants to ensure that its funding reaches the heart of Wales’ communities, by supporting community led action tailored to the varied communities across Wales.

Third Sector Support Wales (TSSW, of which SCVS are a part) has been selected to administer grants on behalf of Comic Relief in Wales, ensuring a reach to grassroots organisations.

Grants come in two levels:

Small Grants - £1,000 - £10,000

Organisational Growth Grants - £30,000 - £60,000

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 fund opens for applications on 22nd July, and closes on 31st October 2019.

(The earliest projects can begin is the 1st January 2020. Projects should be completed by 31st March 2021)

There are two funding streams:

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

Small Grants:

  • £1,000 - £10,000
  • 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

To find out more or to apply, click here to visit the Third Sector Support website

Comic Relief TSSW Funding banner July 19