We provide support and advice across Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly, Monmouthshire & Newport. 

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Comic Relief Community Fund in Wales


Small grants (£1,000 to £10,000) available.

Don't hang around for too long, the closing date for applications is 31st October 2019

Small Grant Schemes – Caerphilly & Newport 

GAVO is pleased to have been able to secure a number of small grant schemes for grassroots voluntary groups in the Caerphilly area and one in the Newport area.  Details of each scheme appear below, please note that these have resulted from solar or wind farm schemes so are geographically focused.  Application forms and guidance are available for each scheme. 

Solarplicity Community Benefit Fund

The village of Croespenmaen.(specific geographical area applies, please contact Gina Jones to ascertain eligibility)


£80,000 available.

Gildermeister Energy Solutions Community Benefit Fund

Areas within the Argoed/Crumlin ward as specified on the map

£27,000 available,

Maximum grant £2,000.

Lightsource Community Benefit Fund

Within the vicinity of Mynydd Islwyn as specified on the map. 


£18,000 available,

Maximum grant £2,000.

The Caerleon Sunshine Community Grant

Lightsource SPV 209 Limited, which owns and operates a solar farm and associated equipment at Park Farm West solar farm at land to the west of Park Farm, Malthouse Lane, Caerleon, NP18 3PB, has committed to make an annual community payment of £1,000 per MW of installed capacity. Based on the planned capacity of 3.91 MW a total annual fund of £3,910 will be available.

Alternatively, give Gina a call on 07483 128085

Caerphilly Health and Wellbeing Small Grant Scheme

We are also running the Caerphilly Health and Wellbeing Small Grant Scheme again this year in conjunction with Aneurin Bevan University Health Board.  Application forms and guidance can be accessed below.  Maximum grant £4,000 and closing date for the first round is 13th June 2019 (then 7th August and 8th October).

Guidelines and Application Form will be uploaded shortly - if you have any questions, email​

Need more info?

Huw Lewis
Blaenau Gwent
Gina Jones
Alison Palmer
Joanne Gillard
Mandy Moore
Monmouthshire & Newport
Jane Shatford

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