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SwansAid announces latest winners

The second round of the 2015/16 season's SwansAid winners have now been decided on with the Community Trust donating over £17,000 in grants and kit.

Applying for funding through the club’s grant-giving pot – SwansAid – the successful sporting clubs and organisations will now be presented with their funds in the coming weeks.

Now in its third year, SwansAid has distributed over £100,000 to a variety of charities and community organisations across South West Wales. 

From trampolines to tyres and from cricket clubs to a PTA, a diverse range of groups that support young or disabled people in sport have won grants for an array of great projects.

“The Trust is delighted to announce that another group of organisations have been awarded SwansAid funding,” said Helen Elton, the Trust’s Assistant Head of Community. 

“The successful organisations support children, young people or disabled people to be more active. These grants will be put towards a variety of uses including purchasing new equipment, funding new projects and sessions or to finance training," she added.

The winners are as follows:

Up to £10,000 category 

-Plasmarl PTA - £6,312.89 for the purchase of sporting/play activity flooring and equipment for the playground.

Up to £2,000 category

-Bikeability Wales - £1,705 for their Tots on Tyres project to enable the purchase of six specialist children’s cycles.

-Clydach Cricket Club - £1,763 for cricket training kit.

-Llangennach Cricket Club - £1,980.75 for cricket equipment.

-Mumbles Rangers Boys and Girls FC - £2,000 for coach training

-Neath Flyers Trampoline Club - £410 to buy a trampoline and safety equipment to allow more participants to join the Club.

Additionally, a number of local youth teams will receive sports kits for next season. These include Afan Lido U13, Coedffranc AFC U8, Hudlestone Juniors AFC U8, Milford United FC, Sandfields Colts U13 and Ynystawe U7.

For more information about SwansAid, please contact Helen Elton at Helen@scfccommunitytrust.co.uk


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