The Community Innovation Denbighshire project is a partnership approach between Cadwyn Clwyd Rural Development Agency and Denbighshire Voluntary Services Council (DVSC). The activities will focus on community led local economic development and will enable geographical and sectoral communities in Denbighshire to realise and foster innovation and an entrepreneurial attitude at the local and micro level. This UK-CRF funded project will act as a catalyst for further intervention through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund.
Cadwyn Clwyd’s element will deliver the following activities:
We will deliver investment in local businesses and communities through supporting communities, businesses and potential entrepreneurs at the micro and local level to unleash their creative potential and support innovation. Activities will focus on:
We will work with:
If you are a community group in Denbighshire with an idea for a project, the first step is to declare your interest by filling in an Expression of Interest (EOI). Full detail can be found in the Guidance Notes.
Please return the completed EOI by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org referencing Community Innovation Denbighshire in the subject line.
If you are a business and want to apply for the Denbighshire Innovation Grant please refer to the Guidance Notes.
If you are satisfied that you meet the criteria for grant funding, please complete the Expression of Interest and return by email to ArloesiCymunedol@barsbyassociates.com or email@example.com referencing Denbighshire Innovation Grant in the subject line.
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