Cylch Meithrin Llanfair Caereinion

National Lottery Awards for All Wales

Cylch Meithrin Llanfair Caereinion

National Lottery Awards for All offers funding from £300 to £10,000 to support what matters to people and communities.

Suitable for
Voluntary or community organisations
Funding size
£300 to £10,000
Application deadline


Who can apply for this funding?

You can apply if your organisation is a:

  • voluntary or community organisation

    • registered charity

    • constituted group or club

    • not-for-profit company or Community Interest Company

    • social enterprise

  • school

  • statutory body (including town, parish and community council).

We cannot accept applications from:

  • individuals

  • sole traders

  • organisations that are aimed at generating profits primarily for private distribution, those not asset locked or organisations that can pay profits to directors or shareholders

  • CICs limited by shares

  • organisations based outside the UK

  • organisations that have already submitted a National Lottery Awards for All application and are currently awaiting a decision

  • one organisation on behalf of another.

What are we looking for in your application?

National Lottery Awards for All has three funding priorities and you must be able to tell us in your application how your project or activity will:

  • bring people together and build strong relationships in and across communities

  • improve the places and spaces that matter to communities

  • enable more people to fulfil their potential by working to address issues at the earliest possible stage.

It’s important to us that you involve your community in the design, development and delivery of the activities you’re planning. We feel that your project or activity will be more successful as a result.

We’re also keen to support smaller organisations and will consider your income when making a decision.

We encourage you to watch this short video as it may be helpful in explaining how to involve your community in the design, development and delivery of the activities you are planning.

What can you spend the money on?

We can fund a wide range of items and below are some examples of these. This isn’t exhaustive, so you should contact us if you’re unsure.

We can fund:

  • equipment

  • one-off events

  • small capital projects

  • staff costs

  • training costs

  • transport

  • utilities/running costs

  • volunteer expenses.

We can’t fund:

  • alcohol

  • contingency costs, loans, endowments or interest

  • paying someone else to write your application

  • political or religious activities

  • profit-making/fundraising activities

  • recoverable VAT

  • statutory activities.

How do you apply?

There are currently two ways to apply, via PDF application form or via online application form.

Applying using the online form

You can now submit an application via a web form, rather than downloading a PDF.

Read our guidance for online applications (PDF 509KB) before you apply.

Apply online

We’d love your feedback on how you find the experience.

Applying via email or post

  1. Please read this guidance document (PDF 509KB) first.

  2. Save the application form (PDF 636KB) to your computer and open it with the latest version of Adobe Reader. Do not use Preview or any other application.

  3. The easiest way is to fill in the form within the file itself – you don’t need to print it off, unless you prefer to send it by post.

  4. Email or post the completed application form to us.

We’ll let you know our decision in about ten weeks. Get help using our electronic forms here.

If you need more information, please contact us at or call our advice team on 0300 123 0735. Text Relay users, please use 18001 plus 0300 123 0735.

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