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Great news about Bags of Help – The community grant scheme from Tesco

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Funding News

Big Lottery Programme

Your community group can apply to our £13.5 million Rural Programme to help tackle rural poverty in Wales. You can apply for grants of between £10,000 and £350,000 if your group is in Anglesey, Gwynedd, Conwy, Denbighshire, Powys, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire, Carmarthenshire or Monmouthshire. And yo...

Volunteering Wales Grants

We are pleased to announce that the Volunteering Wales Grants scheme launched on the 1st of September. Volunteering Wales Grants replaces the Volunteering in Wales Fund and GwirVol Youth Grants schemes that came to an end in 2015/16. For further information please visit WCVA's website.

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O4C Funding Portal

Conduct your own funding search or browse funders by theme by using the new PAVO Open4Community Funding Portal.

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Powys Notice Board

FREE Office Furniture!!

David James from James Dean Estate Agents in Brecon has office desks and cabinets that are free to a good home. They would need picking up from 19 Ship Street, Brecon. Their phone number is 01874 624 757.

Cruse Beareavement Care Trustee opportunity

The current chair of Cruse Bereavement Care in Powys is standing down at their AGM in July and is seeking a volunteer who would be interested in taking on the role. They are also seeking volunteers to help with administration, fundraising and other non-client activities and anyone interested in b...

Volunteering News

Volunteers Needed - Centre CELF

Centre Celf in Llandrindod are going through an exciting and busy time. If you have time to spare and would like to volunteer your skills please call 01597 822777. If you have experience of working within the arts (music, creative writing, painting, pottery, sculpture, drawing, printing, etc.) or w...

Gwirvol Youth Led Grant Scheme 2016 - 2017

Grants in the region of £600 are available for projects that provide volunteering opportunities for young people aged 14-25 to help their communities. Previous successful applications secured funds to: create a community gardenhold a fund-raising event to raise money for a village hallopen up a foo...

Meetings and Events

Celf o Gwmpas Art Therapy 16th November

On Wednesday 16th November we have great pleasure in welcoming Mark Shakespeare, Consultant Art Therapist, to Centre Celf.  Mark will be giving a presentation on Art Therapy and its benefits with the opportunity for questions and discussion at the end. We feel this is a great opportunity not o...

Big Skill Hay Festival in 2017

Big Skill Hay Festival in 2017 takes place at The Globe Friday 7th - Sunday 9th July. 2017 will include:- A wide variety of workshops to try your hand at, and find out about opportunities to sign onto courses at many local venues · Over 20 craft stalls · Musicians a...

Job Vacancies

Theatr Brycheiniog Job Vacancies

Would you like to work creatively in the heart of The Brecon Beacons? Why not consider joining our team as we seek to appoint 2 new Executive roles at Theatr Brycheiniog We require a Head of Operations and a Head of Fundraising and Communications Please go to Theatr Brycheiniog's website for f...

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Powys Voluntary Sector

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PAVO provides training courses on all aspects of running community groups and voluntary organisations ... find out more

Powys Transport Training Agency provides transport related training courses and information ... find out more

Powys Mental Health Team

The Powys Mental Health Team provides information, support, representation networks, advice and training to the Third Sector on any aspect of mental health services in Powys ... find out more

Children and Young People

A network for organisations and groups who support, help, play and work with children, young people and their families, helping them to share good practice, work together and link to the CYP Partnership ... find out more

Health, Social Care & Wellbeing

Have your say and keep informed about how the Third Sector contributes to Health and Social Care services in Powys ... find out more

Community Transport

Community Transport meets the transport needs of communities where these needs are not or cannot be adequately met by public and/or commercial transport ... find out more

Community Development

PAVO's team of Development Officers can provide you with practical support to help develop your community group or voluntary group and its activities ... find out more

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