Wales for Africa Grant Scheme – Small Grants Round now open
WCVA is delighted to announce the second round of the Wales for Africa Grant scheme for small grants between £500 – £5,000 is now open for applications. There is £53,865 available for small grants in this round. There will also be the opportunity to apply for one larger Multi-Year project valued up to £50,000 from the 26th October 2018.
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 Empowerment – strategic and practical climate change mitigation and adaptation initiatives using Welsh expertise.
Up to £230,000 is available per year with an annual minimum of £50,000 dedicated to health activities. A funding round of medium grants between £5,000 and £15,000 will be available in spring 2019.