Grants case studies
Examples of work achieved
with support from a CCW grant
Examples of work achieved by Local Authorities with support
from a CCW grant
Newport schools biodiversity project, in partnership
with Newport City Council
In August 2009, Newport City Council became the first local
authority to have a Biodiversity Officer dedicated to schools. The
new Biodiversity in Schools Officer, grant aided by CCW, is
responsible for helping schools to enhance their grounds both as an
educational resource and as a haven for wildlife within the
Conserving Little Terns, Gronant Dunes, in partnership
with Denbighshire County Council
Gronant, near the mouth of the Dee Estuary, supports Wales' only
remaining colony of breeding little terns.
Examples of work achieved by CCW’s strategic partnerships with
support of our grant aid
Working with the Wildlife Trusts
CCW provides grant aid to all six of Wales’ Wildlife Trusts through
their umbrella organisation, Wildlife Trusts Wales. An agreement,
developed recently, sets out plans for joint working to create a
healthy and diverse natural environment for wildlife and people
over the next three years. In 2009/10 the CCW grant of £368,966 to
the Wildlife Trusts resulted in combined activity (added value
work) worth £1,117,896.
Working with the RSPB
CCW’s grant to the RSPB over the next three years will total around
£400,000 for that period. This substantial grant helps biodiversity
across a broad spectrum of activities, including: Caring for
BTCV - RESTART (Rhyl Environmental Skills
Training & Referral Team),- FEI
Volunteers have undertaken a range of Agored Cymru units in
employability and conservation skills. They have gained
qualifications in LANTRA brushcutter and strimming, First Aid, and
Risk Assessment and have completed LANTRA training in fencing and
in dry stone walling.
Examples of work achieved by voluntary and third sector
organisations with support from a CCW grant
Helping the wider community take action for biodiversity
in partnership with the Shared Earth Trust.
The Shared Earth Trust, based at Denmark Farm Conservation Centre
in Betws Bledrws near Lampeter is working on two initiatives,
supported by CCW.
Both projects - Biodiversity's the Business and the
Wildlife Helpline for Landowners - aim to engage the wider
community with nature.
Daerwynno Forest Project Helps the
Using the environment to build confidence
and improve peoples’ health and wellbeing – that was the aim of an
innovative project with help from a grant by the Countryside
Council for Wales in Rhondda Cynon Taf.
Crossroads Allotment Project
been working in partnership with Crossroads Young Carers Allotment
Project since March 2010.
Venture Out Cardiff / Mentro Allan Project
BTCV has developed a partnership with the
Venture Out Cardiff / Mentro Allan Project in Cardiff. This project
provides opportunities outdoors for adults with disabilities.
Run by Sustainable Swansea in the
Pontarddulais area, the initiative aims to raise people’s awareness
of how to live in a green, sustainable way and put great ideas into