SUPPORTING WELSH COMMUNITIES

WALES'S FIRST ONLINE GLOBAL GIVING CIRCLE

Join a global community of philanthropists by supporting Welsh communities around the world! Five Welsh ‘Treasures’ highlight thriving Welsh communities working in innovative ways to promote Welsh culture and provide social and educational opportunities for people who feel connected to Wales. Hiraeth in action! 

Ysgol Gymraeg Llundain - London, UK

Ysgol Gymraeg Llundain is the only Welsh language primary school in London. With funding from the Global Giving Circle, older pupils will create a short film about the Mabinogion, a famous collection of stories from Welsh medieval literature, and post their work on-line to support Welsh learners all over the world. ...

Llay Luncheon Club - Wrexham, North Wales

Llay Luncheon Club is a fun, welcoming group for older people in Wrexham. With the support of donations to the Global Giving Circle, the club's members will compile a guide so that others can learn from their experience and set up similar projects and groups. ...

Madog Centre for Welsh Studies - Ohio, USA

The Madog Centre plays a crucial role in building Wales's cultural reach in the US. Based at the University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College in Ohio, the Centre has a library and resource centre; an engaging space to appreciate Welsh heritage and modern Welsh culture. Money raised through the Global Giving Circle will be put towards bilingual materials and further historical information for visitors. ...

Pontypridd Canal Conservation - Pontypridd, South Wales

The Glamorganshire canal is situated within a historically significant heritage site in the South Wales valleys. A grant from the Global Giving Circle will mean they can hire the equipment they need to repair and reinvigorate more of the canal. ...

Cymdeithas Cymru - Ariannin - Patagonia, Argentina

As in Wales, Eisteddfods are a popular way to celebrate Welsh culture in Argentina, and the Society will use a grant from the Global Giving Circle to hold traditional Welsh folk singing workshops for communities across the region. Last year marked the 150th anniversary of the founding of the Welsh colony in Patagonia, and the society will build on the new cultural links and renewed energy and interest which arose from these celebrations. ...

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All gifts up to the first target of £5000 will be matched by the Pears Foundation and split between five projects benefiting Welsh communities accross the world. Once this target has been reached all further donations will go to the Fund For Wales endowment, and will be matched by the Big Lottery Fund, benefitting Welsh communities for generations to come.