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£4.2m Grant scheme to promote and facilitate the use of the Welsh language

The scheme’s main aim is to support activities which promote and facilitate the use of the Welsh language.

2017/18 is the second year of the current three year grant scheme.  The grants will provide core and project funding to 77 organisations to deliver a variety of activities. Groups that will benefit directly from this fund include:

  • Yr Eisteddfod Genedlaethol
  • Cymdeithas Eisteddfodau Cymru
  • Mentrau Iaith
  • Merched y Wawr
  • Young Farmers Clubs Wales
  • Papurau Bro
  • Urdd Gobaith Cymru
  • Cymdeithas Cyfieithwyr Cymru

Announcing the Grant Scheme, Minister for Life Long Learning and Welsh Language, AM Alun Davies said,

“Our aim is to promote the use of Welsh in every day life across the whole of Wales through opportunities to use the language, and supporting organisations to protect and strengthen the position of the Welsh language. These grants recognise the contribution of these organisations to the future well-being of the language”.

Contact details and more information about the projects undertaken by the above organisations are available on the Cymraeg website.