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A grant to enable innovation in collaboration between sectors and/or regional partnerships relating to child poverty.

First published:
13 June 2024
Last updated:

What funding is available?

£900,000 is being made available to support public and third sector organisations (which include faith groups). 

We will provide grants to eligible organisations/groups of up to a maximum of up to £5,000, £25,000 and £100,000 depending on the grant scheme your organisation/group applies for. 

About the grant

The grant is available to support public and third sector organisations  in their efforts to achieve the following: 

  • Enhance the capacity of organisations to form collaborative working arrangements to address child poverty, linked to one or more of the 5 objectives of the Child Poverty Strategy for Wales 2024.
  • Support organisations working together to enhance effective communication, joint working and knowledge transfer in responding to child poverty at the regional, local or community level.

Grant funding is available to:

  • progress, strengthen and add value to existing partnership/collaborative working arrangements
  • establish new partnership/collaborate working arrangements, including staff costs to release capacity to help with collaborative arrangements

There should be 1 lead applicant who will act as the grant holder and data controller.

We will not accept applications from any organisation with a party-political affiliation.

Required criteria

Successful applicants will deliver this work by 31 March 2025. As part of your application, you should outline the resources you will commit to and provide a proposed timeline for the activity.

Successful applications for smaller value grants to the value of up to £5,000 will be provided with a pro-forma self-assessment form to be completed and reviewed at points agreed as part of the grant monitoring process.

All applications for grants over the value of £5,000 and up to the value of £100,000 must include in their applications information about their approach to evaluation of the activity delivered under the grant.

We welcome applications which can offer engagement through Welsh for Welsh speaking communities and meet other language needs as relevant to the community to be engaged.

How to apply

Apply by completing the application form.

Email your completed application to:

If you need the application form in an alternative format, please email:

Timeline and further information

  • 14 June 2024: grant application window opens.
  • 14 July 2024: grant application window closes.
  • Week commencing 12 August 2024: outcome letters issued to bidders.
  • Week commencing 19 August 2024: grant award letters issued.