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Voluntary organisations and community groups are invited to become members of Powys Association of Voluntary Organisations, which provides support to voluntary and community groups in the county. 

Membership is FREE. Download an Application Form here.

You will be joining with more than 700 other organisations, all of which enjoy the following benefits:

Being kept in touch and having access to up-to-date information.
You will receive a monthly member's E-Briefing, containing current information on funding, training and events.

Access our funding portal
Conduct your own funding searches or browse funders by theme by using the PAVO Open4Community Funding Portal.

Receiving invitations to a wide range of events and meetings.
From our Annual Conference to briefings on new government policies and initiatives, to more local events on funding opportunities and other topics. PAVO can put you in touch with people and particularly with others in the same area of work locally, Powys-wide, Wales-wide or internationally.

Being able to feed in your views and have a say on issues that matter.
Be consulted and have your responses heard. We can pass on your views to key partners in Powys, including the County Council and the Teaching Local Health Board, and nationally through Wales Council for Voluntary Action.

Being informed of all the training on offer from local and national providers.
Up to date information is found on the PAVO website and in the free monthly member's briefing. Training information is also sent by email to members and networks.

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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

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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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