Opening the Chest - Cist Gwynedd 2023/24

Date: 01/06/2023

Revenue and capital grant funding available for Gwynedd’s community and voluntary groups.

Voluntary and community groups in Gwynedd are encouraged to consider applying for both revenue and capital grants which will support various projects that improve the quality of life for the county’s residents and its communities. 

Cist Gwynedd’s Community Support Fund offers grants of up to £10,000, to encourage communities to realise these goals by taking a more proactive role in their communities.

Additionally, the Welsh Church Fund offers grants of up to £3,000 to registered charities and a contribution of £300 is committed to local eisteddfodau in Gwynedd, which can be accessed by sending an e-mail to Cist Gwynedd (

Application packs for these funds are available on the Cyngor Gwynedd website:

Councillor Nia Jeffreys, Deputy Leader of Cyngor Gwynedd and Cabinet Member who leads on the Economy and Community, said: “Cist Gwynedd grants support a variety of projects which strengthen communities throughout the county. This is an opportunity for our residents to make a real difference in their own communities."

The closing date for receiving applications for the Community Support Grant and the Welsh Church Fund is 3 July 2023.

For further information, please contact the Cist Gwynedd Office on 01286 679 153, or via e-mail: