There are many ways to support the Urdd’s work

Ways to support the Urdd

Since its establishment in 1922 the Urdd has played a crucial role in promoting the Welsh language among the children and young people of Wales.

The Urdd provides unforgettable experiences to children and young people, giving them a chance to develop important social and personal skills, and socialise through the medium of Welsh.

Perhaps most important of all, taking part in Urdd activities has given generations of children a chance to make lifelong friends.

All our activities, local and national, are dependent on securing funding, and on the support of our members and volunteers.

As a charity, the Urdd would not be able to continue with its work without generous support from a wide range of sources including government grants, membership fees, corporate sponsorship as well as donations from individuals.

Financial Support

Donations from individuals play an important role in maintaining and developing the Urdd’s Welsh medium activities in the community.

Be they large or small, these donations will go towards our work in your local area.  Individuals can also sign up to monthly donations.  The advantage setting up monthly donations is that they help the Urdd plan effectively.  

Over the past year, individual donations have been used to:

  • Hire staff to develop community groups and activities
  • Improve the experience offered at our Eisteddfodau.
  • Develop our resources
  • Hire venues for sports and leisure events – such as tournaments, “rimbojams “ and “jamboris”
  • To offer travel expenses for crucial volunteers and helpers
  • To offer workshops and training for young people

You can DONATE NOW to the work of the Urdd by following the boxes on the right to donate now or download a form

More information on supporting the Eisteddfod appeals committee may be found here.


Every year, up to 10,000 people volunteer their time to support Urdd activities. 

As Eisteddfod adjudicators, football coaches, singing teachers, parents, local branch leaders, teachers, older members and much more..… without their contribution the Urdd would not exist in its current form, and we are truly grateful for this contribution.

For more information on the volunteering opportunities click here.