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Rural Community Development Fund – Round 7

The Rural Community Development Fund (RCDF) offers grants which are primarily aimed at community-based organizations.

The grants will provide investment funding for a wide range of activities to help meet local needs and strengthen communities so that they can grow and thrive.

Key areas for support include:

  • drawing up of community / village development plans
  • investments in small scale infrastructure including renewable energy generation and energy saving actions
  • investments in ICT including broadband 
  • improving access to services investments  and studies for the maintenance, restoration and upgrading of the cultural and natural heritage 
  • investments in the relocation of activities and conversion of buildings with a view to improving quality of life or increasing environmental performance

Round 7 will provide support for sub measures 7.2 and 7.3:

  • 7.2 - support for investments in the creation, improvement or expansion of all types of small scale infrastructure, including investments in renewable energy and energy saving
  • 7.3 - support for broadband infrastructure, including its creation, improvement and expansion, passive broadband infrastructure and provision of access to broadband and public e-government

Round 7 of the RCDF is open and the closing date for applications is 7 June 2018.

For further advice please visit the Welsh Government website.


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