Heritage organisations or organisations running a heritage project in Wales can apply now for the second round of coaching support through Catalyst Cymru: Broadening Horizons project.
The application window for the second coaching cohort (12 places) is now open until the 9 May 2022.
Thanks to National Lottery players and funding from the National Lottery Heritage Fund, WCVA is running this project in partnership with Wales Co-operative Centre.
The project is also supported by Ethnic Youth Support Team, Disability Wales and Pride Cymru.
Catalyst Cymru: Broadening Horizons provides support to micro, small and medium sized heritage organisations or organisations running a heritage project to broaden their income streams and reach new audiences and people.
WHAT IS ON OFFER?
Support is available until June 2023 and includes:
- Four days of free in-depth executive coaching for 25 organisations in order to build knowledge and confidence in a number of topics that contribute to organisational resilience, including governance, business planning and income generation
- A free / low-cost open training programme in part delivered by Wales Co-operative Centre
- ‘Widening networks’ activities designed to help organisations progress or begin work to attract more diverse audiences and people to their organisations
- Community grants for organisations taking part in the coaching or widening network activities, to enable them to take forward actions identified within the other streams
- Developing a toolkit to provide guidance and resources to help heritage organisations increase diversity within their organisations
WHO IS CATALYST CYMRU: BROADENING HORIZONS FOR?
The activities are open to heritage organisations, and organisations running heritage projects in Wales.
In line with the National Lottery Heritage Fund, our definition of ‘heritage’ includes:
- Historic Buildings and Monuments
- Community Heritage
- Cultures and Memories
- Landscapes and Natural Heritage
- Industrial, Maritime and Transport
- Collections (incl. Museums, Libraries and Archives)
FIND OUT MORE AND APPLY
To find out more about the project and how to apply for coaching support please visit our Catalyst Cymru: Broadening Horizons page.