Our social investment portfolio is developing a stronger
enterprise culture within the third sector in Wales by providing
access to loan finance that organisations would not be able to
obtain from commercial lenders.
As a result, local economies are being strengthened, new jobs
are being generated, and sustainable, community-centred services
are being safeguarded and developed.
Finance through the Communities Investment Fund helped
Theatr Mwldan in Cardigan develop a new digital cinema
Our social investment portfolio has been developed in
partnership with Finance Wales, the Welsh Government and Unity
Trust Bank. As a result, third sector organisations are able to
access £1,000 through to £5 million in social finance through
Click on the links below to read some examples of how this
investment is making a difference in Wales.
- 'Sail training'
helps young people improve their employability
Challenge Wales, Wales-wide
WCVA shortlisted for UK's first social investment
Community Impact Award, UK
enterprise to launch new product range
Beacons Creative Wales, Powys
- WCVA loan saves village
Glan Llyn Inn, Denbighshire
- Cardiff skate park
gets green light for launch
Spit and Sawdust, Cardiff
Investment helps West Wales arts centre expand
Theatr Mwldan, Ceredigion
- Loan sees youth media factory
fizzing with energy
Valleys Kids, Rhondda Cynon Taff