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How you can help the Afghan Refugee Scheme

Published: 23 August 2021

BAVO is supporting the efforts of Bridgend County Borough Council in relation to the Afghan Refugee Scheme. Both BCBC and BAVO are already receiving enquiries from charities who want to help and people who want to volunteer or donate.  This is so heartwarming, we are very grateful for the kind offers and it shows just […]

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Volunteering Youth Led Grants offering up to £2,000 now open!

Published: 8 July 2021

The aim of the funding is to help young people to volunteer aged 14 – 25 to be more involved in community and voluntary organisations in their local community.

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Upcoming events...

Monthly online Trustee network meetings for trustees and committee members

Every month BAVO hosts a network meeting for trustees to share effective practise and ideas with each other and to discuss possible ways of lobbying and influencing policy.

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Pre-bookable Bridgend Super-agers activities

Mondays - Fridays

Are you aged 50 plus? Want to get out of the house, get active and make to new friends to improve your wellbeing? Come along to one of our Bridgend Super-Agers actvities!

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2,862
Enquiries responded to in 2019/20
£306,288
Awarded through BAVO managed grant schemes 2019/20
£444,000
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