Social Development Fund "Moving Forward" - application process is now CLOSED!

The Social Development Moving Forward Fund is open for applications until midday on Friday 14th August 2020

Social Development Fund – Moving Forward


The Social Development Moving Forward Fund is open for applications until midday on Friday 14th August 2020. The fund has two strands.


Strand 1 - Response

The response element is to support organisations to deliver activities for vulnerable people affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. This strand is funded by Comic Relief from monies raised from the Big Night In. 


Strand 2 - Recovery

The aim of this element of the fund is to ensure that third sector/voluntary organisations have the resources to restart or set up ( Prime Pump)  sustainable services and activities to achieve the outcome of improving peoples physical and mental well-being to promote independent living and to  prevent higher level intervention.


The fund is open to Social Value Sector Organisations as follows:
  • Registered Charities
  • Community Interest Companies
  • Charitable Incorporated Organisations
  • Co-operatives
  • Social Enterprises
  • Powys County, Town and Community Councils working in partnership with a Social Value Sector Organisation where the  Social Value Organisation is the lead applicant and the accountable grant recipient.
  • Informal non-constituted groups working in partnership with a constituted organisation/group. The constituted organisation/group will be the lead applicant and accountable grant recipient. 


Duration of Fund

Projects and initiatives will be expected to commence delivery in September 2020 and will be funded until 31st March 2021.

Strand 1 Response has a total of £26,591 available and Strand 2 Recovery has £141,751 available.

No limits have been set on the amount organisations can apply for as the panel will make decisions on the best use of the available resource.


To request an application form please contact grants(at)






For more information please contact Tim Davies, PAVO Social Value Development Officer phone 01597822191 or email tim.davies(at)


Where to find us

Llandrindod Wells Office

Unit 30
Ddole Road Industrial Estate
Llandrindod Wells

01597 822 191

Newtown Office

Plas Dolerw
Milford Road
SY16 2EH

01686 626 220

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