GAVO provides support and advice for Community and Voluntary Groups as well as individuals who are interested in helping and supporting their community. Below is a list of the free advice and guidance GAVO can help you with:

Form a community group or charity:-

  • Ensure your organisation is running effectively
  • Organise events and community projects
  • Consult and involve everyone
  • Access funding for equipment and resources
  • Grant finder searches
  • Assistance with all levels of project development
  • Improve community facilities
  • With basic financial management
  • Access local services
  • Draw up a constitution
  • Developing social enterprises
  • Make your views heard
  • Become aware of your rights and responsibilities
  • Make and support links and contacts
  • Network with other local groups and organisations
  • Utilise our extensive training schedule
  • Signposting you to other useful organisations
  • Joining the voluntary sector liaison committee
  • Partnership working
  • Developing play and holiday activities for children and young people.
  • Recruiting and supporting volunteering

Practical services

  • Meeting room hire
  • Photocopying
  • Information Sheets
  • Equipment loan

Please visit GAVO website for more information.


Related pages

GAVO grants