About us How we're funded How we're funded SCVS are grateful for the support of all of our Funders. Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board (ABMU) Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board was formed on 1st October 2009 as a result of a reorganisation within the NHS in Wales and consists of the former Local Health Boards (LHBs) for Swansea, Neath Port Talbot and Bridgend and also the Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University NHS Trust. The Health Board covers a population of approximately 500,000 people and has a budget of £1.3 billion. The Health Board employs around 16,500 members of staff, 70% of whom are involved in direct patient care. Click here to find out more. Big Lottery Fund The Big Lottery Fund (BIG) is responsible for distributing 40 per cent of all funds raised for good causes (about 11 pence of every pound spent on a Lottery ticket) by the National Lottery. This totals around £600 million each year. Click here for more information. City and County of Swansea The County Council for the City & County of Swansea, working with local partners (including charities, businesses and other public services providers) and residents to determine and deliver local priorities. They provide a wide range of services, either directly themselves or by commissioning services from outside organisations. Click here for more information. Gower College Swansea Gower College Swansea was created in 2010 as a result of the merger of the two legacy colleges – Gorseinon College and Swansea College. Gower College Swansea offers a wide range of both academic and vocational courses, up to and including higher education. Click here for more information. Wales Council for Voluntary Action (WCVA) WCVA support and represent Wales’ third sector,representing and campaigning for voluntary organisations, volunteers and communities. Together with county voluntary councils (CVCs) and volunteer centres, WCVA provide the generalist support infrastructure for the sector in Wales, working alongside national specialist umbrella and development agencies. Click here for more information. Welsh European Funding Office (WEFO) The Welsh European Funding Office (WEFO) is part of the welsh Government and manages the delivery of the EU Structural Funds programmes in Wales. Through the 2014–2020 European programmes, Wales is benefiting from around £500m of EU investment in the Welsh economy each year. Click here for further information. Welsh Government The Welsh Government is the devolved Government for Wales. They work to help improve the lives of people in Wales and make the nation a better place in which to live and work. Click here for further information. Western Bay The Western Bay programme focuses as a collaborative in the area of health and social care with third sector and independent sector partners. The programme is progressing in the context of the implementation of the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act. Click here for more information.