The Wales Centre for Voluntary Action is now accepting applications from qualified candidates who wish to apply for the Welsh Government Wales for Africa Grant Scheme 2020 grants.
The Welsh Government Wales for Africa Grant Scheme will enable community groups and organisations throughout Wales to access funding for small-scale Wales-Africa projects. Up to £230,000 is available per year, with an annual minimum of £50,000 dedicated to health activities.Table of Content
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Grants available in this round are for main grants of between £5,000 and £20,000. These applications must fit under one of the four thematic areas. There will be a one-step application for this value of grant and projects must be completed within one calendar year. The earliest start date for a project is 4 May 2020.
Funding will be allocated under 4 thematic areas:
Health – projects that contribute to the physical and mental health and wellbeing of communities in sub Saharan Africa:
Sustainable Livelihoods – projects that work to tackle financial poverty, enabling economic resilience in families and supporting small-scale enterprise and employment:
Lifelong Learning – projects that support individuals and groups in Wales and/or Africa to develop new skills and knowledge:
Climate Change and Environment – strategic and practical climate change mitigation and adaptation initiatives using Welsh expertise:
Applicants would be informed of the outcome of their application within 6 weeks of the deadline passing.
If you submit your application at least two weeks before the grant deadline, they will review the application for eligibility and let you know of any problems so that these can be addressed. They strongly encourage applicants to take advantage of this review service.
Please ensure you read all the guidance in the WFA Small grants scheme guidance prior to completing the application form. If you require project developmental support, please contact Hub Cymru Africa. If you have a question about the application process, please email [email protected] or call WCVA on 0300 111 0124.
For more details, visit Welsh Government Wales for Africa Grant Scheme website