Main Grants

There is approximately £150,000 available in this Spring round, for grants of between £5000 and £15, 000. These applications must fit under one of the four thematic areas. There will be a one-step application for this value of grant and projects must be completed within one calendar year 

The application process for this round is an application form and project profile form and complete either digitally or by hand. Please ensure you download and save your own versions of the forms before beginning to fill them in.

Please ensure you read all the guidance in the WFA  grants scheme guidance that you can  download here prior to completing the application form. If you require project developmental support, please contact Hub Cymru Africa. If you have a question about the application process, please email or call WCVA on 0300 111 0124.    

The deadline for applications is 28th April 2019 

We will aim to inform applicants of the outcome of their application within 8 weeks of the deadline passing.

Only full submissions will be accepted, a full submission includes: 

  1. Completed, signed application form
  2. Completed Project Profile Spreadsheet (Finance & Targets)
  3. Supporting documents, as detailed in the application form


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Review Service 

If you submit your application at least two weeks before the grant deadline, we will review the application for eligibility and let you know of any problems so that these can be addressed. We strongly encourage applicants to take advantage of this review service. 


Please make note of the deadline for the application forms, as we will close at midnight on the deadline date. We are unable to accept any applications which do not make the deadline.