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Rural Community Development Fund

Welsh Government invites new applications for Rural Community Development Fund 

The Rural Community Development Fund has been set up to enable for small-scale infrastructure projects to improve community cohesion in rural areas of Wales.
Key areas for support include:  

For support towards drawing up development plans and protection and management plans, the maximum grant contribution will be no more than 50 per cent of eligible costs. A minimum limit of grant of £400 will apply.
For support for studies and investments for maintenance, restoration and upgrading of cultural and natural heritage, the maximum grant contribution will be no more than 50 per cent of eligible costs. A minimum limit of grant of £400 will apply.

For facilitating the supply and use of renewable sources of energy, of by-products, wastes and residues and of other non-food raw material the maximum grant contribution will be no more than 80 per cent of the total eligible project costs. A minimum limit of grant of £2,400 will apply.

For small-scale infrastructure investments the maximum grant per project is £128,000. A support rate of 80 per cent of eligible costs will be provided.

Businesses, public and voluntary, community and social enterprise sector organisations in rural areas of Wales may be eligible to apply.

A new round has opened with applications invited via Expressions of Interest by 12 October 2017.

 

 

 

Please note – Applicants must be based in designated Rural Wards. Rural Wards in Wrexham are:

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