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Up to £3000 grants available for not-for-profit organisations


Applications are now open for the Viridor and Prosiect Gwyrdd Community Fund.

The Viridor and Prosiect Gwyrdd Community Fund is a £50,000 per annum donation that Viridor has committed to make available to community initiatives that operate in the local authority regions that make up Prosiect Gwyrdd; Caerphilly, Cardiff, Monmouthshire, Newport and Vale of Glamorgan.

The donation was first made available in 2016 and will be available every April for 25 years.

Funding of projects is awarded on a set of criteria based around sustainability, local need, community involvement, value for money and education. All projects that meet these initial application requirements will then be scored on 10 factors:

  • Local need
  • Community participation, partnership and benefit; sustainability
  • Environmental benefit
  • Education, lifelong learning and skills; value for money
  • Social inclusion and breadth of engagement
  • Engagement with a variety of access points
  • Projects that offer a strong benefit in STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths)
  • Projects within the local authority boundary of Trident Park ERF

Applications must score a minimum of 7 points from the 10 points available to be eligible for funding.

Any organisation or group, which is properly constituted, not-for-profit and not controlled by a local authority can apply for funding. Projects are restricted to applying for one project per year and the maximum amount of funding granted is £3000 per project.

Application forms can be downloaded here.

Completed forms should be returned by email to [email protected] or by post to the following address: Cardiff ERF Community Fund Viridor Administrator, Harrison House, Blackbrook Park Avenue, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 2PX.