Newport Community Endowment Fund


Applications for this grant are open

This fund closes on 17th June 2024 at 12pm.

Newport Community Endowment Fund, managed and promoted by Community Foundation Wales, is an umbrella of funds dedicated to enhancing education and strengthening communities throughout the City of Newport, that fall outside of statutory provision.

Successful applicants will strongly demonstrate the positive impacts that they will have on the people living in these communities and how they meet the objectives of the programme listed below. Namely, to encourage, support and promote non-statutory educational attainment and lifelong learning including early years, and to improve health and wellbeing to strengthen relationships and build community cohesion.

Projects must meet at least one of the following themes:

  • projects that support young parents
  • projects that support development of children in the early years
  • school based projects that support the educational development of school aged children, including health matters and healthy living
  • educational attainment projects including lifelong learning
  • projects that promote safer and more inclusive communities
  • youth projects to encourage improved health and wellbeing
  • projects to reduce the isolation of older people

Grants Available

The key aim of the fund is to encourage and support education and grass-root community activity in Newport. Grants of £200 – £2,000 per year up to three years may be used for activities, minor capital expenditure, or towards core costs.

Who can apply?

Community-based and locally controlled groups that encourage active participation from volunteers, Parent Teacher Associations, or schools for projects/initiatives falling outside of statutory provision (e.g. after school or breakfast clubs, gardening projects etc).

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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