Supported 56 community transport networks
Supported 125,945 people
into training & education
Created 40,613 new volunteer opportunities
Helped 18,674 people find work
Created 4,347 jobs
Created 3,332 childcare places
Created 119 community facilities and
Supported 1,170 social enterprises
Engaged 255,501 children & young people
The Coalfields Regeneration Trust has been actively working in Wales since 1999, investing more than £14 million in community regeneration over the last 12 years.
We are funded by the Welsh Government and are our work is delivered by a dedicated staff team to meet Welsh priorities.
We have developed considerable expertise in meeting local needs; mixing financial investment and hands on capacity building support to achieve a catalytic effect. Our development officers work with and within the community to tackle the issues that most affect the prosperity, resilience and opportunities available to people living within these communities.
To ensure results we have established strong relationships with Government, local authorities, Community First Partnerships and a range of third sector organisations, networks and support services.
Bu CRT yn gweithio yng Nghymru ers 1999 ac mae wedi buddsoddi mwy na £14 miliwn mewn adfywio cymunedol dros y 12 flynedd diwethaf.
Cawn ein hariannu gan Lywodraeth Cymru a chaiff ein gwaith ei gyflwyno gan dîm neilltuol o staff i ddiwallu blaenoriaethau Cymru.
Rydym wedi datblygu arbenigedd sylweddol mewn diwallu anghenion lleol, gan gyfuno buddsoddiad ariannol a chefnogaeth ymarferol i feithrin gallu i sicrhau effaith catalytig. Mae ein swyddogion datblygu yn gweithio gyda ac o fewn y gymuned i fynd i’r afael â’r materion sy’n effeithio fwyaf ar ffyniant, gwytnwch a’r cyfleoedd sydd ar gael i bobl sy’n byw yn y cymunedau hyn.
I sicrhau canlyniadau, rydym wedi sefydlu partneriaethau cryf gyda Llywodraeth, awdurdodau lleol, Partneriaethau Cymunedau yn Gyntaf ac amrywiaeth o gyrff trydydd sector, rhwydweithiau a gwasanaethau cymorth.
CRT Wales was instrumental in developing a partnership project with TCV to create a Welsh employment support service in the most deprived areas of Wales. TCV as the lead partner in the project secured a substantial £4million European Social Fund project to expand the initiative across the Heads of the Valley’s area. CRT provided match…
This project has been part funded by the European Regional Development Fund and is currently being externally evaluated. Cynllun Grant Menter Gymdeithasol y Meysydd Glo Daw'r prosiect hwn a ranariennir gan Gronfa Datblygu Ranbarthol Ewrop i ben ym mis Hydref 2012. Caiff y prosiect ei werthuso'n allanol ar hyn o bryd a chyhoeddir adroddiad ym…
The programme will provide professional technical support and capital funding to implement practical changes to Community Buildings, located in former Coalfield areas of Wales, with the aim of reducing their Carbon footprint and increasing energy efficiency. The support offered will be in the form of energy audits, behaviour change workshops and capital investment in items…
CRT in Wales is committed to financially supporting partner agencies to create community based apprentice opportunities for 50 young people aged between 16 and 25. The jobs will be for at least 12 months and will provide young people with the transferable skills required to secure long term work. The apprentice opportunities will also ensure…
The Coalfields Community Challenge aims to encourage and support people with new and imaginative ideas to develop innovative solutions to local issues and create jobs using the vehicle of social enterprise in Wales’ coalfield communities. The aim is to inspire creativity and ambition within the community to ‘pitch’ for an ‘award’ to tackle social issues…
The Coalfields Community Grants Programme in Wales can award grants from £500 up to £10,000. This programme is for community and voluntary organisations who can demonstrate that a grant will impact positively on people living in the former coalfield communities of Wales. Grants will be made which can show an impact on the lives of…
Game on uses the incredible power of football to change lives, helping the most disadvantaged young people to make positive steps towards securing jobs or going back into education/training. Football is the successful tool which underpins every area of our model. A time banking system (Time for Young People) encourages young people to volunteer fostering…
What is Community Enterprise Network (CEN)? The Community Enterprise Network is a Community Economic Development project, backed by the European Regional Development Fund through the Welsh Government, which aims to forge an enterprising culture and ignite an entrepreneurial spark in the valleys; raising prosperity amongst communities in Bridgend, Merthyr Tydfil and Rhondda Cynon Taff. The…