Main grants

Grants available in this round are for main grants of between £5,000 and £20,000. These applications must fit under one of the four thematic areas. There will be a one-step application for this value of grant and projects must be completed by 31 January 2021. The earliest start date for a project is 4 May 2020.

The application process for this round is an application form and a project profile, you can download both forms from this webpage.

Please ensure you read all the guidance in the Wales and Africa main grants scheme guidance prior to completing the application form. If you require project developmental support, please contact Hub Cymru Africa. If you have a question about the application process, please email or call WCVA on 0300 111 0124.

The deadline for applications is 11 March 2020 

We will aim to inform applicants of the outcome of their application within 6 weeks of the deadline passing.

Information for main grants

Review service

If you submit your application at least two weeks before the grant deadline, we will review the application for eligibility and let you know of any problems so that these can be addressed. We strongly encourage applicants to take advantage of this review service.


Please make note of the deadline for the application forms, as we will close at 23.59 on the deadline date. We are unable to accept any applications which do not make the deadline.