Ceredigion Association of Voluntary Organisations


Community and voluntary organisations need up to date advice on available grants and funding sources to start new projects or to keep existing services going. CAVO’s Support and Skills Team can provide free advice and information services, which include:
– Identifying potential funders
– Support in making funding applications
– Share best practices in monitoring and evaluation
– Assistance in appraising a need for a new project or service
– Developing funding strategies

To search for funding using our funding portal please click here

Cambrian Railway Partnership Community Resilience Fund

The Cambrian Railway Partnership is delighted to announce a one-off grant fund in order to support communities along the line.  The scheme is being administered by Powys Association of Voluntary Organisations (PAVO), and is being delivered in partnership with Ceredigion Association of Voluntary Organisations (CAVO), Mantell Gwynedd, Shropshire RCC and PAVO.

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Morrisons Foundation funding

The Morrisons Foundation awards grant funding for charity projects which make a positive difference in local communities. In the main grants are available to fully fund projects up to £25,000. Before submitting an application please read the following criteria and answer the eligibility questions below.

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Small Grant Scheme to Support Community Action in Ceredigion

A small grant of up to £2000 for new or existing community organisations in Ceredigion that build community capacity and resilience to support the  response to the Covid-19 outbreak.  For example, to build up a local pool of volunteers to support the extremely vulnerable , support services, digital inclusion initiatives. This grant is supported by Caring Communities Innovation Scheme and Comic Relief Covid-19 Voluntary Services Emergency Funding. 


Priority areas

  • Children survive and thrive – actions to give children the best start in life and access to opportunities to achieve their potential.
  • Gender justice – actions to improve equality for women and girls
  • A safe place to be – actions to help vulnerable people improve their circumstance and safety
  • Mental health matters – actions to enable access to support and increase awareness and promote emotional health and wellbeing as well as prevent poor mental health.
  • Carers – action to support carers, including young carers, in their caring role and enable them to maintain their own wellbeing.
  • People with learning disabilities – action to support the development of integrated care and support services for individuals with complex needs including people with learning disabilities, children with complex needs and autism.
  • Frail and older people – action to support those with complex needs and ling-term condition, including dementia, enable older people to maintain their independence and remain at home, avoiding unnecessary hospital admissions and delayed discharges.


Please contact or 01570 423 232 for an application form.