Community Support Fund - Cist Gwynedd

 The Community Support Fund is a grant for Gwynedd’s community and voluntary groups. Its aim is to support projects that improve the quality of life of the county’s residents, its groups and communities. 

Are you a sports club?
The Active Wales Fund is the most suitable fund for sport clubs / associations. For further information and support with your application contact the Byw’n Iach Partnership Unit Manager on 07795012706 or

Community and voluntary groups can apply for a grant.

The grant is awarded to schemes that reflect one or more of the objectives below:

  • Encourage communities to take a more proactive role in their areas
  • Recognise and respond to the social, linguistic and cultural needs of communities
  • Promote investment and development of the local economy
  • Improve locations that are important to communities
  • Increase employment opportunities, develop skills of individuals and communities and promote equality of opportunity for all
  • Support volunteers and promote volunteering opportunities
  • Encourage protection and enrichment of the environment

Applications for up to £10,000 are welcomed (capital or revenue). 

All applications will be asessed on their own merits. 

Application Form

Return the application form by e-mail to or post to:

Cist Gwynedd Senior Officer
Community Support Service
Cyngor Gwynedd
Council Offices
LL55 1SH 

We strongly recommend that you discuss your application with the Community Support Officer before submitting your application.

Bro Peris, Bro Lleu/Nantlle, Bro Ffestiniog Area


Phone Number: 07901 893006


Caernarfon/ Bangor a Bro Ogwen Area


Phone Number: 01248 605276


Pwllheli a Penllŷn Area


Phone Number: 01758 704120


Dysynni, Ardudwy a Dolgellau Area 


Phone Number: 01341424504


Porthmadog a Penrhyndeudraeth Area


Phone Number: 07919024025


Bala Penllyn, Rhydymain a Dinas Mawddwy


Phone Number: 07929512741.


The grant is awarded quarterly. However, the number of application rounds available will depend entirely on how much money is left each time. You should ensure that the completed application form and all necessary supporting technical documents have been sent (preferably electronically, via e-mail) by the 14th of June 2024. 



Community Support fund Application forms and Guidelines 

For more infomation, e-mail or call 01286 679870