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Cardiff Community Endowment Fund


The Cardiff Community Endowment Fund has two purposes:

  • to provide education bursaries for individuals in need e.g. course fees (where assistance is not otherwise available) and grants towards the costs of course materials, equipment and activities

  • to provide grants to community groups and local charities which support people facing financial disadvantage through grant funding of projects, small items and facilities

Who can apply

  • Individuals who have been a full time resident in the Local Authority area of Cardiff for a minimum of 3 years with preference being given to those who also attended a Cardiff high school

  • Community groups and local charities based in Cardiff whose work directly benefits residents of Cardiff

Gr​ants available

  • Individuals and organisations can apply for grants ranging between £500—£1000

Please note:

  • Grants will not be awarded retrospectively i.e. for costs already incurred prior to the application closing date

  • Applicants must be able to demonstrate the financial/social need the grant will address

  • Grants will not be awarded towards costs where there is financial support otherwise available e.g. tuition fees where the applicant is eligible for a student loan

  • Preference will be given to applicants who have not previously received support from this fund

​How to apply

All applicants must complete an application form which can be downloaded from the Foundation's website www.cfiw.org.uk. You can contact the Foundation on 02920 536590 or email mail@cfiw.org.uk if you have any questions about this grant programme.

The Foundation considers applications twice per year, please check the Foundation's website for the exact deadlines.