Links to Support Organisations

Supporting Organisations

Wychavon Community Action Partnership is here to help community groups and voluntary organisations find out the information they need to assist with the running of their activities on topics from governance to funding etc. 
However, there are many organisations out there which can provide information here are some examples:

Wychavon District Council

  • Arts

The Arts Department at Wychavon provides information and support to groups involved in the arts.
The Artworks newsletter has articles on events, clubs, and funding etc and is available on
http://www.wychavon.gov.uk/cms/community-and-living/community-development/arts/news-letter.aspx
information on Wychavon Arts can be forwarded to you by contacting the Arts Officer, Jenny Davis on Jenny.Davis@wychavon.gov.uk or visit the web page:
http://www.wychavon.gov.uk/cms/community-and-living/community-development/arts.aspx
  • Sports

 The Sports Department at Wychavon provides information and support to those groups involved in sports.   Details of the range of sports can be found at the Wychavon website.
click on this link for further help: 
http://www.wychavon.gov.uk/cms/community-and-living/community-development/sports-development/sporting-facilities.aspx

National Support Organisations:

  • The Charity Commission

are you thinking about charity registration and whether it will be the right thing for you?
www.charitycommission.gov.uk
  • Governance Hub

provides much information for trustees etc on the governance of a voluntary group/ charitable organisation.  Governance means:  "the systems and processes concerned with ensuring the overall direction, effectiveness, supervions and accountability of an organisation."
There is a wide variety of information available for Trustees/Committees and Chairs.
www.governancehub.org.uk
this will also tell you about the Code of Governance for voluntary organisations 
and you can see what publications, toolkits, and guides are available
  • Finance Hub

making sense of funding and finance in the third sector (the voluntary sector), whether it be looking for funding or managing finances etc.
www.financehub.org.uk
for information on managing money and resources click here
for information on the variety of ways to fund your organisation click here
  • Improvement 

you can use exciting and practical approaches to improve performance in order to achieve more for users. 
http://www.performancehub.org.uk
It is possible to look at your performance by looking at various resources or taking part in a quiz, click here to find out more.
  • Health and Safety Executive

provides all types of information for organisations wanting to know more about Health and Safety.
www.hse.gov.uk
for Health & Safety Law, what you should know click here
for information on Risk Assessments click here
for an example of a Village Hall Risk Assessment click here
for an example of a Risk Assessment for Food Preparation click here

Should you require more information, please contact:

The Evesham Volunteer Centre
Tel: 01386 40165
Email: manager@eveshamvolunteers.org.uk

We are open from 9.30 am to 1.00 pm, Monday to Friday.