South East Wales Community Economic Development programme

Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council is one of six local authorities operating the European Regional Development Fund SEWCED programme in the South East Wales area until 2015.

This project aims to build economic sustainable communities through the grant programme and focus' on:

  • increasing the economic contribution of the third sector
  • improving services for communities where gaps can be clearly identified
  • developing local networks that engage local communities to find and implement local solutions
  • promoting social inclusion through cultural and heritage activities

Organisations who have been awarded a grant from the SEWCED programme include:

Arts Factory, Total Care Support Solutions and Artis Community / Cymuned

This programme is now closed to capital and revenue applications.

This programme is delivered in partnership by a six-valleys Local Authority consortium of Rhondda Cynon Taf, Blaenau Gwent, Bridgend, Caerphilly and Torfaen.  The CED Programme is supported by the European Regional Development Fund through the Welsh Government.