DVSC is a membership based charity.

The DVSC mission is to build resilient communities through voluntary action and social enterprise. Providing excellent support for our members and being an influential voice in Denbighshire and North Wales.

DVSC is a membership based charity.

Grants of between £250 – £1,000 are available from DVSC for change makers, movers and shakers. Voluntary and Community Groups, Third Sector Organisations and social enterprises in Denbighshire. To initiate community led activity to raise awareness about dementia in their local communities. Through these awareness raising activities we anticipate that:  

  • The wider population understands the challenges faced by people living with dementia and are aware of the actions they can take to support them.
  • People are aware of the early signs of dementia; the importance of a timely diagnosis; and know where to go to get help
  • Individuals will understand the steps they can take to reduce their risk,


Grants are available from DVSC

For events, activities, and training sessions, which can raise awareness about dementia in communities. Also to encourage people to turn awareness into action and improvement in their communities.

All applicants and award winners will be invited to attend a Celebration event to look at the great initiatives and activities that have taken place across the County. This event will also mark the launch of the Dementia Aware Community Network in Denbighshire. 

The Dementia Aware Community Led Grant Programme Criteria aims to encourage community led innovation and to inspire a network of change makers to come together and turn awareness into action in their communities across the county and North Wales.

The application deadline is 5pm on 28 February 2019

The grant must be spent by 31 March 2019 and all activities completed by the end of April 2019

Source: DVSC | Dementia Aware Community Led Grant

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