Heritage Lottery Award to DTA Wales Member Action in Caerau and Ely (ACE)

Action in Ely and Caerau are delighted to announce their funding success this morning with a £829m Heritage Lottery Award for their Caerau And Ely Rediscovering (CAER) Heritage Project. The Project is a collaborative project between community development organisation ACE – Action in Caerau and Ely, Cardiff University, and local schools and residents. The project … Continued

Action in Caerau and Ely (ACE) Seeking New Trustees

DTA Wales Member, Action in Caerau and Ely (ACE), in Cardiff have a volunteer vacancy for a Trustee with Finance Skills. They are looking for someone who shares their vision and values and who brings skills and knowledge in finance management to help oversee their activities and plan for challenging future developments. Application Procedure: Please … Continued

Cafe Tender issued for Y Shed, Meliden

Grwp Cynefin has issued a tender for an operator for the newly refurbished café within the new Y Shed community building and heritage centre. Based in the village of Meliden, near Prestatyn, the project has involved the asset transfer of a former railway goods shed to Grwp Cynefin.  The Housing Association has led the project … Continued

Llanrumney Hall Community Trust recruiting new Centre Manager

DTA Wales Member Llanrumney Hall Community Trust are recruiting a new Centre Manager to run the community centre at Llanrumney Hall in East Cardiff as well as run the organisation sustainably.  Other key duties include developing user groups; developing joint ventures and developing income generating events. Download the full Job Description and Person Specification below. … Continued

A new £7 million partnership social investment loan fund for historic buildings

The new Architectural Heritage Fund’s Heritage Impact Fund (HIF) offers tailored finance for charities, social enterprises and community businesses across the UK to develop sustainable heritage at the very heart of vibrant local economies. Loans from £25,000 to £500,000 for up to three years  with tailored terms and both flexible and incentivised interest rates for … Continued

Egni Co-op Need your Roof!

Egni Co-op, an award-winning Welsh solar pv co-op, is looking for buildings roofs in Wales such as community centres, businesses and schools who’ve got an interest in reducing their bills and helping to tackle climate change. The Feed in Tariff ends on 31st March but as a co-op they can register a site and fix … Continued

Volunteer at the Victoria Hall – Lampeter

Transition Llambed Development Trust are currently seeking volunteers in all capacities to help support their ongoing initiatives at the Victoria Hall. In addition they are seeking to form sub-committees to assist in the running of the Victoria Hall, This could be anything from finance, marketing, development etc These committees will help with the day to … Continued

New small museums grants for Wales

The Association of Independent Museums (AIM), with whom we work on our Energy Action Group service, have launched a new grant scheme for museums in Wales. Museums in Wales can now apply for small grants to boost their financial sustainability and for support for their trustees and boards. The new opportunities are thanks to a … Continued

Open Newtown recruiting

Open Newtown are recruiting for a range of new posts to develop its community asset project, with funding from The National Lottery Community Fund for Wales’ CAT2 Programme. These include a Project Director, Community Engagement Officer, Enterprise Development Officer and Office & Finance Admninistrator. For details on the posts, which all close on 14th February … Continued

Lease signed on Wales’ largest ever Community Asset Transfer

Pictured from left to right, Board Directors Stuart Owen, Adam Kennerley, Gary Mitchell and Richard Edwards, signing the lease for Wales’ largest ever community asset transfer Open Newtown’s Chair, Stuart Owen, said “We are delighted to have signed the 99-year lease, so that Open Newtown can proceed with the Big Lottery funded £1.1 million project … Continued