GSYA Grants 2017

The Gower Society has awarded, via GSYA, ten grants this year.  Eight of these were for primary schools and two for a secondary school.  Where possible the children themselves have been fully involved in the grant applications and with the rise of eco clubs in schools this has been an enhancing and educational activity for them.  The recipients have sent us photos of what they have achieved with the grants and these were displayed at the Gower Show along with the applications.  GSYA has been attempting to produce a website produced called Gower Explorers to enhance young people’s visitor experience to Gower.  We felt that this could be a good use of the Betty Lowe memorial fund.  We recognise the need for professional help with this and hope that the Gower Society will consider employing someone to develop and maintain our project, as well as for the main website, as we feel this is a worthwhile venture.

Date ReceivedOrganisationPurpose of GrantDate
9 Jan 2017Gendros Primary SchoolRenovating school pond3 Feb 2017
23 Jan 2017Clwyd Primary SchoolFunding for field trip to Gower3 Feb 2017
2 Mar 2017Gowerton Primary School.Developing the Growing Garden13 Mar 2017
30 May 2017Crwys Primary School.Equipment for outdoor learning10 Jul 2017
5 Jun 2017Portmead Primary School.Developing nursery playground garden10 Jul 2017
3 Jul 2017TreUchaf Primary School.Transport for field trip to Caswell10 Jul 2017
11 Jul 2017Brynhyfryd Primary School.Planters, plants and compost for plantersJul 2017
11 Jul 2017Pen-y-fro Primary School.Plants for pond and hideJul 2017
2 Sep 2017Bishop Vaughan Catholic School.Field trip to OxwichPending
27 Nov 2017Bishop Vaughan Catholic School.Developing planters and green areaPending