Grants to help small rural businesses use Welsh language

SMALL businesses in rural Carmarthenshire are being offered support to increase their use of the Welsh language.

Carmarthenshire County Council’s Iaith Gwaith initiative, funded by the UK Government’s Community Renewal Fund, is providing grants to help businesses raise the profile of the Welsh language in their branding, signage and marketing materials.

Small businesses and community organisations located in, or locating to, rural parts of the county can apply for the grant which will pay up to half of the eligible costs up to a maximum of £3,000.

Applications need to be made by the end of May 2022, but the funding is being made available on a first-come first-served basis and early applications are advisable. Further information also availably by emailing RDPSIRGAR@carmarthenshire.gov.uk

Carmarthenshire County Council has secured £2.94million from the UK Government’s Community Renewal Fund to support a range of projects to help people into employment, invest in local businesses and communities and boost the skills of local people.

Gwynoro Jones

Former MP for Carmarthenshire, Gwynoro Jones joined the team covering politics in Wales. He has a wealth of experience in politics and has been a regular commentator on radio, TV and in newspapers in Wales. Email: gwynorojones@walesnewsonline.com
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