The South Wales Police Youth Trust was set up in 2009 as a registered charity and aims to support organisations with grants to help young people living in the South Wales area to live safe, happy and fulfilling lives.


Apply on the Police Commissioner's website.

At the bottom of this page there's a booklet with supporting information for applicants.

There's also a table about grants given in the past.

Our trustees

The Youth Trust is managed by a group of trustees who are local people. They ensure that funds are used in the most effective way and work closely with donors and the communities.

  • Adrian Oliver,  Senior Partner Dolmans Solicitors (Chair)
  • Alun Michael, Police and Crime Commissioner for South Wales 
  • Jeremy Vaughan, Chief Constable, South Wales Police
  • Mark Travis, Assistant Chief Constable, South Wales Police
  • Peter Dewey, High Sheriff, South Glamorgan
  • Jeff Edwards, High Sheriff, Mid Glamorgan
  • Jo Jenkins, High Sheriff, West Glamorgan
  • Henry Gilbert, former High Sheriff
  • Jonathan Wall, former High Sheriff 
  • Anne Morgan MBE JP DL, former High Sheriff
  • Professor John Williams, former High Sheriff
  • Isabel Graham, former High Sheriff 
  • Tina Donnelly, former High Sheriff 

Support the South Wales Police Youth Trust

You can donate on our Just Giving page.

Or you could donate by cheque or postal order. Make it payable to South Wales Police Youth Trust, and send to:

Youth Trust Co-ordinator
Corporate Governance
South Wales Police Headquarters
Cowbridge Road
Bridgend CF31 3SU


If you'd like to hold a fundraising event please contact us:

South Wales Police Youth Trust
South Wales Police Headquarters
Cowbridge Road
Bridgend CF31 3SU

Phone: 01656 869366

Email: [email protected]

Registered Charity Number: 1133057


Step into Sport Programme

A joint programme along with Cardiff Metropolitan University that allows sports clubs in Cardiff to create a safe space for young people within the Youth Justice System to excel through involvement in sport.

Largest ever grant of £20,000 and matched by Cardiff Metropolitan University.

Cathays & Central Youth & Community Project

An outreach project for young people living in Cathays and the surrounding areas to help young people develop independent living and transferable skills in a safe and supportive environment.

£10,000 awarded.

Blaenymaes Youth Centre

Funding young people to complete an overnight residential and outdoor pursuits activities course in the Gower, along with workshops on social and emotional skills to help boost their confidence

£4,000 awarded.

CADDT – Cornelly & District Development Trust

Grant allowed 15 youth workers to undergo the Youth Work Level 2 course run by Adult Learning Wales in order for them to work with young people aged 8 and upwards.

£3,000 awarded.

Afan Arts - 'Same But Different'

A community film was produced to give approximately 80 young people within the Neath Port Talbot area a change to get involved in the production of the film. The film aims to help young people recognise negative behaviour and its consequences. 

£1,500 awarded.


3Gs Youth Diversion Project

Street based youth work with teenagers and school holiday activities for younger children in the Gurnos, Merthyr.

£3000 to 3Gs Development Trust.

Cadoxton Youth Regeneration Project

Small-scale art/regeneration project of a seating area in Cadoxton, Barry.

£3000 to Communities First/Youth Services and others.

Woodlands and Us

Outdoor activities based project tackling grass fires, Upper Rhondda Fawr.

£3000 to Valleys Kids.

Video blog

Engagement project focused on tackling grass fires, Upper Rhondda Fach.

£3000 to Communities First, Rhondda Community Partnership and others.

Pop-Up Fun

Summer holiday provision in Aberavon, Port Talbot.

£3000 to SWP and Bulldogs Boxing and Community Activities.

Streets to Beatz

Music workshops and engagement in Adamsdown, Cardiff.

£3000 to Breakthrough Wales Youth Services CIC.

Motorcycle project

To engage positively with young off road bikers in Pentwyn, Cardiff.

£3000 to SWP, Cardiff City Council and others.

Purchase of youth club equipment

To support engagement in Landore, Swansea

£1,650 to SWP.

Street Beat

Street-based youth outreach and activities in Caerau in Bridgend.

£3000 Noddfa Community Project.

Graffiti art project

Arts based engagement in Ynysangharad War Memorial Park, Pontypridd.

£1500 to SWP, Youth Engagement Project, Park Project.