Published: 23rd Mar 2020

The National Lottery Community Fund will launch a £3.7m programme to support Welsh coastal towns on April 1. Half of the funding will be for projects that focus on economic and social regeneration.  Organisations can apply for individual grants of between £50,000 and £300,000, for initiatives that focus on job creation, protection, and high street rejuvenation in coastal areas. It’s available to private sector firms, statutory bodies, and third sector organisations. Projects must be based within 3 miles of the coast but other projects that have a clear connection to local coastal communities may also be accepted. Projects to win funding in previous rounds include Halen Môn which received a £191,817 grant to provide a permanent building to house the organisation’s Salt-Cote and Visitor Centre. Milford Haven Port Authority were awarded £139,568 to install four fully-accessible floating hotel rooms in the marina. Creating Enterprise received a £174,580 grant to build … (To read the full article, subscribe below)