Bridgend Association of Voluntary Organisations

BAVO is the umbrella organisation supporting and promoting voluntary organisations in Bridgend County Borough, South Wales, UK.

BAVO is a membership organisation with membership open to all voluntary and community groups working or based in Bridgend County Borough. We are a registered charity managed by an executive committee elected from our membership. We are supported by Wales Council for Voluntary Action (WCVA).

Office opening hours:
Mondays to Thursdays: 9am - 5pm
Fridays: 9am - 4.30pm


112-113 Commercial Street
CF34 9DL

T: 01656 810400
Fax: 01656 812151

Company no: 07691764
Charity registration no: 1146543

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BAVO is the umbrella organisation for voluntary activity throughout the county borough of Bridgend, supporting, developing and representing voluntary organisations, volunteers and communities.

Are you:

Looking for information on voluntary services in Bridgend County Borough?

  • A voluntary group seeking advice on available funding?
  • Thinking of starting a new group and need help with how to begin?
  • Have some spare time on your hands and would like to volunteer?
  • A community or voluntary group wishing to recruit volunteers?
  • Or perhaps you wish to expand your learning through informal training?

We can help you with all this, and MORE! To find out how, use the navigation menus to browse our site and click on the Contact us button to get in touch.

For a copy of our latest annual report, please download from the Resources and downloads section, or Contact us.

For more information on our BAVO staff team, visit the 'About us' page

Funding is received from:

In addition to the money we receive to support voluntary groups, we also have responsibility for distributing grants to voluntary and community groups for a wide range of projects.

The 'community grants' we make are on behalf of the Welsh Government from money allocated to community regeneration.

New BAVO general information leaflet

Working with voluntary organisations, community groups and volunteers throughout Bridgend County Borough, download our new general BAVO information guide:

English language BAVO general information leaflet

Welsh language BAVO general information leaflet


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