Open Doors Event

Worried about losing your village shop, pub or other amenity? Open Doors Event Saturday 29th October 2016 10 am - 4pm Cwmdu Inn, Shop and Post Office - owned and... Read More

Enterprising Solutions - Atebion Mentrus

05 October 2016
People supporting people to take enterprising action in their communities. A practitioner led peer to peer support programme for community enterprises in Wales, Enterprising Solutions, has been developed by the... Read More

Winners of High Street Heroes announced

24 September 2015
Picture perfect: High Street Hero making an art of community spirit Beth Giles, the owner of Giles Gallery in Pontyclun, has been named Wales’ High Street Hero. The 31 year... Read More

NSA AFAN benefits from Energy Action Group scheme

04 June 2015
NSA AFAN makes a substantial reduction in their running costs of £6,741 per annum NSA AFAN has made great use of the free services offered by DTA Wales, through the... Read More

Welsh Government Consultation

21 May 2015
Welsh Government Consultation Protecting Community Assets This consultation seeks views on how we can protect community assets across Wales. Respond using the online form Amddiffyn Asedau Cymunedol Mae’r ymgynghoriad hwn... Read More

Menter Mon Newsletter

13 May 2015
  Mae Prosiect Monamaeth yn cefnogi aelodau o aelwydydd ffermio, ac mae wedi cyfrannu at gadw pobl ifanc yn eu cymunedau oherwydd y cyfleoedd a grëwyd drwy arallgyfeirio. Mae ffermydd... Read More

Environment and Sustainable Development Communication Events

23 April 2015
Environment and sustainable development communication events   WCVA is facilitating two events on behalf of Welsh Government, to enable the sector to hear about future grant funding support for environment... Read More

WCVA Training and Events Digest

15 April 2015
      Goruchwylio, cefnogi a datblygu staff 29, 30 Medi a 20 Hydref, Caerdydd Mae’r cwrs hwn yn cael ei gynnal drwy gyfrwng y Gymraeg   Mae ein cwrs tri... Read More

Global Alliance calls for quality criteria for 100% Renewable Energy Targets

09 April 2015
An increasing number of local governments is setting ambitious renewable energy targets to combat human induced climate chaos. In a joint statement, members of the Global 100% RE campaign, an... Read More

Charity Bank New Investments

12 March 2015
Big Society Capital agreed at the end of March 2014 to make its largest ever single investment – up to £14.5m of ordinary shares, in Charity Bank, in three successive... Read More

Awareness of Intellectual Property Protection

26 February 2015
Although it may not seem at first to be relevant to many development trusts and other community enterprises ,with increased competition, within the third sector and across all sectors, Intellectual... Read More

Gorseinon Canolfan- Food and Craft Fayres 2014

14 October 2014
  FREE ENTRY   DATES OF FOOD & CRAFT FAYRE FOR 2014 SATURDAY 8TH NOVEMBER 2014SATURDAY 13TH DECEMBER 20149.30am until 1pm Tables cost £10 to hire, if interested please contact CANOLFAN... Read More

KPC Needs YOUR support!!

08 September 2014
 KPC Needs YOUR support!! Please help KPC Youth win a possible £3,000 grant from the Lloyds Community Grant scheme - to help continue their open access evening youth provision to... Read More

Adrian Morgan CEO of CADDT, finalist in Wales' Independent Leadership Awards

15 May 2014
In Line for leader of the future award Adrian Morgan, CEO of Cornelly and District Development Trust (CADDT) North Cornelly, is a finalist in Wales’ Independent Leadership Awards. The leading... Read More

KPC Youth- P/T Youth Worker Vacancy

14 May 2014


13 May 2014
The Telecentre And Business School Ltd has been successful in reaching the VOTING stage for a grant to support WOMEN looking to establish a business within RCT. Success in receiving... Read More

DTA Wales Energy Buying Group

01 May 2014

DTA Wales Energy Buying Group

Save money and improve your carbon footprint by joining the DTA Wales Energy Buying Group!

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Renew Wales - Adfywio Cymru

01 May 2014

Renew Wales Project

Are you part of a community group,
based anywhere in Wales, that would
like to develop a project that will help to tackle the impact of climate change.

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09 April 2014
Dear friends,   I'm helping with a Crowdfunding campaign for Riverside Market Garden (  ) Follow this link to find out more: and see how you can... Read More

LLoyds Bank Foundation - launch of new strategy, grant programmes and website

09 April 2014
Lloyds Bank Foundation’s new funding strategy   Our new funding strategy invests in charities supporting people to break out of disadvantage at critical points in their lives, and promote practical... Read More

Charity Bank Secures Major Investment

04 April 2014
Charity Bank- loans for charities Charity Bank provides loans and support to help charities, social enterprises and other social sector organisations have access to the loan finance they need.   ... Read More

Latest Newsletter from DTA Wales member Menter Mon

25 March 2014
Cylchlythyr Menter Môn ac Annog Menter Mon and Annog digital newsletter   Mae’n bwysig eich bod yn cael gwybod am waith ac effaith Menter Mon ac Annog mewn cymunedau a... Read More

Renew Wales Conference 4th February 2014

06 March 2014
Click the link below to watch the Renew Wales Conference that was held on the 4th February at CAT, in Machynlleth.  ... Read More

Egni- Awel Aman Tawe's latest project

17 February 2014
Egni is Awel Aman Tawe’s latest project and is seeking investment from the public to install solar panels on 7 community buildings in South Wales. Egni is a co-operative and... Read More

Renew Wales Conference Video from 9th May at CAT

Renew Wales Conference Video from 9th May at CAT

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Assets, Energy & Enterprises

DTA Wales Conference

28th March 2013

Assets, Energy & Enterprises

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Pillars of the Community

14 February 2011
Useful New Publication and Guidance by English Heritage ,in partnership with DTA, Asset Transfer Unit and other heritage organisations on Transfer of Local Authority and other Public Sector Heritage Assets... Read More

Minister Sets Out Plans For New Sustainable Development Body · News · Sustainable Development Commission

22 December 2010
The Environment Minister, Jane Davidson, has set out plans for a new body, headed by a new ‘Sustainable Futures Commissioner’, combining the functions of SDC Wales and Cynnal Cymru -... Read More

The Role of Social enterprise in the Welsh economy

22 November 2010

Social enterprises could play a greater role in Wales’s economic development, says Assembly committee

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Good Deals social investment conference

11 October 2010

The Development Trust Association is extremely pleased to be able offer our members a discount to the Good Deals social investment conference 15-16 Nov 2010 in London

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Community Shares

06 October 2010

Promoting enterprise, equity and engagement through shares and bonds by the Development Trusts Association in partnership with Co-operatives UK

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Bridging the Gap between Climate Change, Resource Scarcity and Social Justice

04 October 2010

Climate change and resource scarcity have always been issues of social justice.

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Communities Assets Enterprise 2010 Highlights

01 October 2010

Catch up on highlights from Communities Assets Enterprise 2010.  Inspiring places: the art of the possible .

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