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Funding News

Grow Wild Youth Funding

Grow Wild is awarding £500 to young people aged 12-25 to lead projects that will raise awareness about the importance of UK native wild flowers and plants. Get Creative: We're looking for talented and imaginative young people aged 12 - 25 to raise awareness about the importance of UK native wild fl...

Powys groups celebrate their ‘Celebrate’ success!

Following notification from BIG Lottery that applications from Powys were thin on the ground, PAVO extensively advertised the 'Celebrate' grant scheme. Six out of ten people surveyed* said they could not remember ever coming together to celebrate with their community. Through the Celebrate programm...

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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

Kaleidoscope Project: FREE Office Chairs

FREE Office Chairs Kaleidoscope Project have 4 office chairs free to any local organisation. The gas parts on 2 of the chairs no longer work, and are approximately 3 1/2 years old, but as occasional office furniture or for those starting out they would be great. The chairs are available now and a...

Mid Powys Mind - Space for Rent

Mid Powys Mind - Space for Rent Within their building at Crescent Chambers, South Crescent, Llandrindod Wells Newly refurbished, town centre locationTwo adjoining rooms 3.5m x 4.7m and 3.8m x 5.1mHas own entrance onto the street, disabled access at the rear, access to a kitchen and toilet.£95 per ...

Volunteering News

Hay & District Dial a Ride Volunteering Opportunity

Want to do something different in 2017 and be part of a great community team? Applications are invited for the post of Volunteer Fudnraising Officer to help organise our loval community fundraising events. Input will vary but will be just a few days per month on average, and will involve occasional...

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...

Meetings and Events

WEA YMCA CYMRU: City and Guilds Level 3 Award in Education and Training

WEA YMCA CYMRU is offering the opportunity for you to attend an accredited course for candidates who work or want to work as teachers/trainers in the further education and skills sector. The Award is an entry point and introduction for those new to teaching and training or those wishing to teach or...

PAVO: FREE Training Course - Fundraising with Local Giving

Kick start your digital fundraising in 2017 with this workshop for local voluntary groups & charities in Powys Getting started with online fundraising 1st February - Plas Dolerw, Newtown - 13:30 to 16:30 21st February - Unit 30, Ddole Road Industrial Estate, Llandrindod - 13:30 to 16:30 ...

Job Vacancies

WCVA Job Vacancy

Youth & Volunteering Support Officer - Welsh Essential £21,745 increasing to £23,166 per annum following successful completion of a six- month probationary period. The post will attract a maximum contribution of 9% of annual salary to an approved pension scheme or membership to the local gover...

PAVO Staff & Trustees

PAVO Staff

PAVO have a wide range of staff working across Powys, to find out who we are and how we can help you or your organisation, find out more about our people.

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Burgess Land Trust grants for young, disabled & elderly in Welshpool, Trewern, Guilsfield & Castle Caereinion

Vegetarian Society grants to hold activities or events in celebration of National Vegetarian Week 2017

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Powys Voluntary Sector

Find information here about the 4,000+ voluntary organisations in Powys including how to access the Info-engine database


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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