Mynydd Portref Community Benefit Fund Grants Awarded

Brynna Ward
  • Brynna Community Centre Management Committee – awarded £10,000 in 2019 to improve the changing room facilities for the local football clubs.
  • Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council – awarded £15,000 in 2018 towards Brynna Recreation Ground play equipment upgrade.
  • Llanharan Recreation Ground Trust – awarded £15,000 in 2017 for a new MUGA for Bryncae.
  • Brynna Old Age Pensioners Association – awarded £4,810 in 2017 for new windows and cladding for the group’s hall, and for improving its insulation and lighting.
  • Brynna and Llanharan Methodist Church – awarded £3,035 in 2017 towards new flooring and heaters.
  • Ysgol Gynradd Dolau Primary School – awarded £2,000 in 2017 towards Urdd Eisteddfod.
  • Brynnau Primary PTA – awarded £5,000 in 2016 to purchase equipment for Brynna’s community multi-cultural carnival
  • The Council of the Community of Llanharan – awarded £5,000 in 2015 towards new festive lights and for planted hanging baskets with winter flowers
Gilfach Goch Ward
  • Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council – awarded £17,000 in 2019 for a new playground at the recreation ground.
  • Little Amigos Parent and Toddler Group – awarded £885 in 2019 to purchase new play equipment.
  • Garden Village Ladies Guild – awarded £518 in 2019 for their arts and craft class.
  • Gilfach Goch Community Council – awarded £18,085 in 2018 towards Holly Street Play Area refurbishment.
  • 1st Gilfach Goch Scout Group – awarded £4,096 in 2017 towards new equipment and activity costs.
  • Gilfach Goch Amateur Boxing Club – awarded £1,800 in 2017 towards the strength and conditioning room.
  • Gilfach Goch Senior Citizens Association – awarded £2,120 in 2017 towards day trips to places of interest for local pensioners.
  • Gilfach Goch Rugby Football Club – awarded £5,000 in 2017 towards clubhouse refurbishment.
  • Bethel Methodist Church, Gilfach Goch – awarded £2,000 in 2017 towards exterior paining of the church building.
  • Gilfach Goch Community Council – awarded £2,484 in 2017 towards the purchase of two defibrillators.
  • Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council – awarded £35,000 in 2016 for a new pedestrian crossing in Gilfach Goch. This provides residents at the sheltered accommodation and visitors to the local health centre with a safe way to cross the B4564 Coronation Road.
Llanharan Ward:
  • Llanharan Recreation Ground Trust – awarded £5,000 in 2019 to refurbish the toilet facilities.
  • Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council – awarded £61,755 in 2018 for Oakbrooke Park multi-use games area.
  • Llanharan Community Development Project Ltd – awarded £1,830 in 2018 for kitchen renovation at the Drop in Centre.
  • Llanharan Rugby Football Club – awarded £5,000 in 2018 for re-roofing works.
  • Llanharan Community Development Project – awarded £2,000 in 2015 for the purchase and installation of a new boiler for Llanharan Drop-In Centre.
Tonyrefail West Ward
  • Tonyrefail Boys & Girls Football Division – awarded £3,518 in 2019 to support the club covering external costs.
  • Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council – awarded £35,000 in 2016 , £17,500 in 2017, £15,000 in 2018 and £15,000 in 2019 (£82,500 to date) to develop Thomastown Community Centre as a community asset. Improvements include the overall redecoration of the Centre internally, plus a refurbished kitchen, dining area and changing facilities.
  • a.c.e – awarded £3,085 in 2018 towards Kids Club upgrade.