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Funding News

Postcode Dream Fund

THE POSTCODE DREAM FUND - Three or four large grants up to £1 million available to give British charities the chance to deliver the project they have always dreamed of, but never had the opportunity to bring to life (application deadline 31 August 2018) The Postcode Dream Fund is intended to give ...

BBC Children in Need Funding Surgery

PAVO are pleased to announce that two days of pre-booked appointments have been organised in collaboration with BBC Children in Need. The opportunity to access this very popular funding programme is open to voluntary and community groups that work with disadvantaged children and young people. Grou...

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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.

PAVO members can access the portal here

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Volunteering News

Volunteer Hub at the Comm in Knighton

Having been approached by PAVO (Powys Association of Voluntary Organisations) to take on responsibility for recruiting volunteers in Knighton - a role previously undertaken by Knighton Community Support - The Comm has appointed Louise Hardwick to the post of Volunteer Coordinator. She will be base...

Still Time to Apply - Gwirvol Youth Led Grant Scheme 2018 - 2019

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 garden hold a fund-raising event to raise money for a village hall open up a ...

Meetings and Events

WCVA Learning: Engaging with 21st century volunteers to make change happen

Understand & engage with 21st century volunteers 3 October 2018 in Newport 24 October 2018 in Rhyl This one day course will help you explore your vision of volunteering and how to effectively engage with volunteers in the 21st Century. In a changing society understanding modern volunteers an...

Shakespeare Link Celebrating 25 years

The Final Shakespeare's of the summer The penultimate opportunity to come to hte willow globe this summer! Shakespeare Link have had the most incredible summer so far at the Willow Globe. The events have come thick and fast, Shakespeare, storytelling, workshops, residencies...and what wonderful w...

Job Vacancies

Sidney Nolan Trust Job Vacancies

Marketing and Fundraising Manager The Sidney Nolan Trust is a unique national and international arts organisation situated the outskirts of Presteigne in the Welsh Marches. It is based at The Rodd, a 245 acre organic farm and ancient woodland including a complex of historic buildings and gallery, w...

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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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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