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Cymraeg 2050 Grant Scheme

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Organisations were invited to make an application for funding for new and innovative projects to increase the use of the Welsh language.

The grant will support Theme 2: Increasing the use of Welsh within the Welsh Government’s Welsh language strategy Cymraeg 2050: A million Welsh speakers.

The grant aims to fund innovative projects that support the aims of the theme noted above and also meet one (or more) of the criteria set for “innovation” set out below:

  • projects that increase the social use of Welsh through technology
  • projects that offer new ideas and activities which aim to promote or facilitate the use of Welsh and which have not been used in the past
  • projects that offer a new way of working in order to encourage, promote or facilitate the use of the Welsh language
  • projects that take a risk with the possibility of far reaching impact if successful, but requires the investment in order to pilot the idea and to assess impact before streamlining the project into core activities
Applications for grants were accepted from organisations from the third and private sectors and from public bodies for activities not covered by their statutory Welsh Language Standards regulations.

The closing date for applications was 22 September 2017.