External Support & Funding

We work with a number of external providers who also provide support and funding, supporting businesses across all sectors. For more information on what support is on offer, please visit the individual links below (links will open in a new window).

Business Wales
Business Wales provide fully funded impartial information, advice, guidance and support for people in Wales that are starting, running and growing businesses.

Prime Cymru
PRIME Cymru is a registered charity supporting mature individuals in Wales, helping people aged 50+ to secure work, get set up in business or develop skills through volunteering and training.

Princes Trust
Get free support to develop the skills and confidence you need to find a job or start a business.

Development Bank of Wales
Development Bank of Wales aim to fund businesses that will benefit Wales and its people, and can provide sustainable, effective finance for people, businesses and communities in Wales and beyond.

Pen-y-Cymoedd Wind Farm
A Community Fund for the benefit of the communities hosting the wind farm in and across the upper Neath, Afan, Rhondda and Cynon Valleys. The fund is managed by an independent, locally based not-for-profit Community Interest Company, offering opportunities for local people to invest in themselves and their ideas.

CWMPAS – Social Business Wales provides support to social businesses across Wales which includes support for new-start social businesses and established social businesses. The service provides one to one business support, peer mentoring, additional support for those facing barriers, equality, diversity, and Inclusion support, as well as climate change support and economic resilience.