Coastal Communities Fund – opportunities for investment in the ICT sector across Welsh coastal areas

The Coastal Communities Fund Wales invests around £4million of non-repayable grants, per year, to businesses throughout Wales’ coastal settlements. The aim of this investment is to see businesses create or sustain jobs through income generating activities which will see these communities flourish.
 
We’ve been running since 2012 and each year have tried to make ourselves known to more and more business so they can come to us for grants to see their business ideas and potential be fulfilled. This year we’re actively trying to engage with businesses in the ICT sector.
 
The fifth year of Coastal Communities Fund went live on Friday 5th January. Applicants can find out all about the Fund and download forms or supplementary information from our website (see link below). Organisations and businesses have until 12th March to submit proposals:
 
 
You’re also welcome to attend any of our customer advice events to find out more and meet one of the team in person. The events will be held on:
 
15th February, Llanelli Town Library, 9:30am-12:30pm
19th February, Prestatyn FC, 10:00am – 1pm
 
If you know of anyone who would be interested in attending please encourage them to book a place through our website or our social media channels on Facebook (biglotteryfundwales) or Twitter(biglotterywales).
 
Alternatively, if you would like to speak with me in person about Coastal Communities Fund you’re more than welcome to contact me direct either via email or telephone.
 
If you would like to work collaboratively to share information about this opportunity with partners or other organisations please do let me know and I can arrange for Iwan from our Communications Team to liaise with your over details for doing some join media work. 
 
If there’s any way I can be of further assistance please do let me know. Please also feel free to send interest parties my contact details if they also want to make direct contact.
 
Regards,
Andrew
 
Andrew Brown
Rheolwr Ariannu | Funding Manager 
01686 611706
Ail Lawr, Tŷ Ladywell, Y Drenewydd  SY16 1JB
2nd Floor, Ladywell House, Newtown  SY10 1JB
Llinell Gymorth / Advice Line : 0300 123 0735
 

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