In partnership with Community Foundation Wales, VAMT are holding a “Meet the Funder” event via Teams on Wednesday 19th April at 11:30.

If you want to know more about the grants that Community Foundation Wales manages, contact karen.vowles@vamt.net to book your places and get the Teams link.

Coffee & Croissants, why don't you join!

Coed Lleol is running 3 gentle nature-connection sessions this spring. Sessions will include mindfulness in nature, environmental arts and crafts making and deepening our understanding of the natural world. These sessions are designed for those 16yrs old and above. 

Session 1 - Tuesday April 4th 10.30am-1.30pm

Session 2 - Tuesday April 11th 10.30am-1.30pm

Session 3 - Tuesday April 25th 10.30am-1.30pm

The address for site is: Dowlais Community centre, Station Rd, Dowlais, Merthyr Tydfil CF48 3LP (car parking is available.) 

any questions please email -  elisehughes@smallwoods.org.uk 

‘Improving Outcomes Through Legal Support’ grant.

The Access to Justice Foundation has been awarded funding to administer the ‘Improving Outcomes Through Legal Support’ grant.

The grant will help thousands more people get access to early legal help after the government announced £12 million of new grant funding in November 2022.

This new grant will run from July 2023 until March 2025, with a greater emphasis on the provision of at-court support and building an evidence base through robust data collection. The Access to Justice Foundation has published details on https://atjf.org.uk/grants/improving-outcomes-through-legal-support-grant

The funding will be awarded to charities providing advice and support to people with legal problems– helping them to better understand their issues and avoid costly court proceedings. This will help to ensure that for those cases where court or tribunal proceedings are necessary, people have the support they need to navigate the process effectively.

The Access to Justice Foundation has now launched the application process to award funding to organisations that will directly offer guidance and support. The closing date for applications is 4pm on Friday 5 May 2023.

For further information New Grant Fund Announced – Improving Outcomes Through Legal Support – Network For Justice (nfj.org.uk)

The open evening will be held at Merthyr College on the 30th of March between 4-7pm.

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