Grants Levels

Funding categories are:

Up to £1,000 - Activity Grants

Wales-based lead must be one of the following:

  • An individual
  • An unconstituted group (e.g. community group/network)
  • A constituted group (e.g. Fair Trade group, community based organisation, religious institution)
  • A registered charity, NGO, social enterprise, private business
  • Affiliated to an NHS Health Board or Trust
  • An educational institution
  • A community or town council

 What we’d expect to see in applications

  • A clear explanation of the benefit to Wales; see Frequently Asked Questions
  • A clearly focused activity plan
  • Good communications potential
  • Awareness of similar activities and groups and evidence of engagement with them
  • Where relevant, must have a demonstrable impact in Africa
  • Reference to how the project supports the aims of the Well-being of Future Generations Act in Wales
  • Applications showing clearly explained match funding or in-kind contributions are strongly encouraged

APPLICATION FORMS

The grants window is open from the 8th of August until noon (12pm) on the 18th September 2017.

We will aim to disperse funds at the start of November 2017 so this means that the project work runs from 1st Nov 2017 – 31st March 2018.

PLEASE NOTE: All applicable forms (above) will be needed to complete your application.

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From £1,001 - £5,000 - Project Grants

Wales-based lead must be one of the following:

  • Constituted group (e.g. community based organisation, religious institution)
  • Registered charity, NGO, social enterprise, private business
  • Affiliated to NHS Board or Trust
  • Educational institution
  • Community or town council
  • It is not essential for project work to take place in Africa but preference will be given to those working with a southern partner, with demonstrable impact in Africa

 African organisation (where relevant):

  • Unconstituted group (e.g. midwives or PTA)
  • Constituted group (e.g. women’s cooperative or community based organisation)
  • Constituted organisation (e.g. NGO, social enterprise, training centre)
  • Government Department (local, regional or national)
  • International NGO

 What we’d expect to see in applications

  • Letters of support from your main partners including the lead organisatoin and your African partner (if relevant)
  • A clear explanation of the benefit to Wales (see FAQs)
  • A clear demonstration of the project need, based on a needs assessment
  • Project delivery against clear strategic objectives
  • A clear impact measurement framework
  • Good communications potential
  • Where relevant, must have a demonstrable positive impact in Africa
  • Where relevant, an explanation of work to build the capacity or skills of African partners, and encourage African leadership of the project
  • Where relevant, demonstrate a link to local government or other delivery organisations in project area
  • A clear link between the skills of the volunteers involved and the project objectives
  • Priority will be given to health projects which involve participants who are working in the Welsh NHS or Public Health Community
  • An explanation of how the project will support the delivery of the Well-being of Future Generations Act (Wales) 2015
  • An explanation of how the project contributes to the achievement of the UN Sustainable Development Goals
  • Applications showing clearly explained match funding or in-kind contributions are strongly encouraged

Specific Criteria

Applicants must be a constituted group (not an individual) with a bank account with two unrelated signatories.

*We define constituted groups as those with a written agreement of what a group is going to do and how they will do it.  This could be a governing document (if you are a registered charity), an MOU (for instance with a NHS health board or Trust), a partnership agreement (for example with a southern partner organisation) or a community steering group Terms of Reference.  Guidance on what your constitution should contain can be found here.

APPLICATION FORMS

The grants window is open on the 8th August 2017 and applications must be submitted by 12 noon on 18th September 2017

We will aim to disperse funds at the start of November 2017 so this means that the project work runs from 1st Nov 2017 – 31st March 2018.

PLEASE NOTE: All applicable forms (above) will be needed to complete your application.

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From £5,001 - £15,000 - Partnership Grants

For partnership grants you must have an African partner organisation.

 Wales-based lead must be one of the following:

  • Constituted group (e.g. Women’s cooperative, community based organisation, religious institution)
  • Registered charity, NGO, social enterprise, private business
  • Affiliated to NHS Board or Trust
  • Educational institution
  • Community or town council

African organisation:

  • Unconstituted group (e.g. midwives or PTA)
  • Constituted group (e.g. women’s cooperative or community based organisation)
  • Constituted organisation (e.g. NGO, social enterprise, training centre)
  • Government Department (local, regional or national)
  • International NGO

 What we’d expect to see in applications

  • A current Memorandum of Understanding or Partnership Agreement between you and your African partner which covers theremit of this proposal (see FAQs)
  • Letters of support from yourkey partners, including hte lead organisation in Wales and Africa
  • A clear explanation of the benefit to Wales (see FAQs)
  • A demonstrable positive impact in Africa
  • A clear demonstration of the project need, based on a needs assessment
  • Project delivery against clear strategic objectives
  • A clear impact measurement framework
  • Good communications potential
  • Where relevant, an explanation of work to build the capacity or skills of African partners, and encourage African leadership of the project
  • Where relevant, demonstrate a link to local government or other delivery organisations in project area
  • A clear link between the skills of the volunteers involved and the project objectives
  • Priority will be given to health projects which involve participants who are working in the Welsh NHS or Public Health Community
  • An explanation of how the project will support the delivery of the Well-being of Future Generations Act (Wales) 2015
  • An explanation of how the project contributes to the achievement of the UN Sustainable Development Goals
  • Applications showing clearly explained match funding or in-kind contributions are strongly encouraged

Specific Criteria

Applicants must be a constituted group (not an individual) with a bank account with two unrelated signatories.

*We define constituted groups as those with a written agreement of what a group is going to do and how they will do it.  This could be a governing document (if you are a registered charity), an MOU (for instance with a NHS health board or Trust), a partnership agreement (for example with a southern partner organisation) or a community steering group Terms of Reference. Guidance on what your constitution should contain can be found here.

APPLICATION FORMS

The grants window is open on the 8th August 2017 and applications must be submitted by 12 noon on 18th September 2017

We will aim to disperse funds at the start of November 2017 so this means that the project work runs from 1st Nov 2017 – 31st March 2018.

PLEASE NOTE: All applicable forms (above) will be needed to complete your application.

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·         Letters of support from your main partners including the lead organisation/group in Wales and your African partner (if relevant).