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Our courses

We offer courses on the following topics:

  • An introduction to sustainable funding
  • Business and strategic planning
  • Grants - fit for funding
  • An introduction to tendering
  • Trading
  • Loan finance
  • Making assets work
  • Community fundraising
  • Internet fundraising
  • Planning and writing successful funding bids
  • Preparing a sustainable funding strategy
  • Getting fit for fundraising
  • An introduction to payroll giving
  • An introduction to legacy fundrasing

PAVO offers a wide range of training courses. Please click here to view our Training booklet.


If you would like more information about any of our courses please fill in our online enquiry form.

Taking the Trainer to you

PAVO can deliver bespoke training directly to groups at a time and place that is mutually convenient. If you are interested in taking up this opportunity please contact us with your proposal by emailing

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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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