Cardiff and Vale Education Fund

Cardiff, and Vale of Glamorgan

Applications for this grant are open

Applications are ONLY open to groups. Applications for individuals will open in June 2024. This fund closes on 17th June 2024 at 12pm (midday).



The Cardiff and Vale Schools Fund aims to support the following:

  • projects that support the educational development of children from early years to 18 years
  • extracurricular school based projects that support health matters and healthy living

Grants Available

  • Organisations can apply for grants up to £2,000 per year for up to 3 years

Who can apply?

  • Schools in the Local Authority areas of Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan running projects to promote education which falls outside of statutory provision. (E.g. after school clubs, breakfast clubs, gardening projects etc.)
  • Charities and not for profit groups working in partnership with schools in the Local Authority supporting children and young people with projects/activities beyond National Curriculum provision.

N.B. An example of a project that would fit the criteria: A youth dance group who want to go into schools in the local authority area to deliver taster sessions with young people.

How to apply?

Applicants must complete an online application form which can be accessed via our website.

Please note:

  • Grants will not be awarded retrospectively i.e. for costs incurred before receipt of our grant offer letter, and the signed terms and conditions have been returned.
  • Grants are not available to support fundraising for other groups and charities.
  • Grants must be fully spent within one year of receipt of our offer letter.
  • The application must show a clear need for financial support, financial hardship or additional support needs.
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