Ynni Cymunedol Cymru


We endeavour to keep this page as updated as possible with regards to funding and financing opportunities. This page was last updated on: 30.10.2019

Current Funding opportunities:

Welsh Government Energy Service brings together support services previously provided as Green Growth Wales & Local Energy Service. The service provides financial & technical support to help public sector & community groups in Wales to develop their own renewable energy schemes.

The Community Energy Fund was developed in conjunction with Big Lottery and Community Energy Wales to provide the financial support required to advance community energy projects from initial feasibility through to installation.

Since March 2019, Remarc is involved in delivering the Smarter Energy Project. This project is funded by the Co-operation and Supply Chain Development Scheme (Measure 16:2), which is part of the Welsh Government Rural Communities – Rural Development Programme 2014 – 2020, financed by the Welsh Government and European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD).

  • Sylfaen Project

Organisations working with natural assets need to balance the interests of the environment and local communities with achieving long-term financial security.

Cynnal Cymru and the Wales Co-operative Centre are looking for 6 community-based environmental organisations in Wales to undertake a development journey that will ensure they have strong financial, governance and management foundations.

With funding from the Co-op Foundation, we are offering a free support programme that will focus on building capacity and confidence in the areas of forward planning, financial management, human resources, legal compliance, Board governance, public accountability, marketing and communications, and environmental responsibility.

Selection of successful applicants will be through a simple application form followed by a short telephone interview. For more details and an application form please contact rhodri@cynnalcymru.com

Applications will close on the 29th November.

The Climate Action Fund will support communities in the UK to take local action on climate change. These communities will stand as beacons of what is possible when people take the lead on climate change.

Area: UK-wide Suitable for: Community-led partnerships of voluntary, private and public sector organisations Total available: £100 million Application deadline: Applications will open in Autumn 2019

Free Support to help make your Community buildings more energy efficient

Upcoming Funding Opportunities:

Extrernal Funding Lists

  • The Natural Resources Wales funding update gives an overview of money available from various sources to groups and charities for environmental projects and causes.

  • WCVA have developed a new funding search platform called Funding Wales. You can search hundreds of grant and loan finance opportunities from local, national and international sources. From small grants to large capital projects we can help you find the funding you need. For individual support from your local CVC, please click your area on the map below.

  • The Business Wales website offers advice and details of funding available to businesses and individuals, including the Business Wales Funding Search tool.
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