Supporting not-for-profit organisations to be the best they can be in supporting local people

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What we do

BAVO is the County Voluntary Council for Bridgend County Borough. We provide FREE support and assistance to all member community and voluntary groups, not- for-profits and social enterprises in our area.

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Our Community Development Team

Managing community and voluntary groups isn’t always easy. You’re creative, enthusiastic and have a great vision. We provide expert advice for community and voluntary groups and projects in Bridgend County Borough.

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Author: Jane Hall

Find funding

At BAVO, our funding services helps groups to wade through the complexities of fundraising as easily and efficiently as possible by sharing our funding knowledge, experience and expertise.

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Our training

BAVO offers high quality training YOU want, where YOU want it, at a price YOU can afford. Remember...BAVO members get concessionary prices!

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Finding volunteers

Our Volunteer Team helps local organisations be the best they can be through giving best practice guidance on volunteer recruitment and management, supervision, training, engagement and retention.

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Our impact

2,435

Enquiries responded to in 2018/19

291

People gained new skills through BAVO training in 2018/19

£1.2M

New inward investment achieved for local activity, facilities and causes through our funding advice service in 2018/19

Events

  • Cream tea for carers - what's going on in Porthcawl?

    6 March 2020 from 12.30 - 3.30pm
    Are you looking for information and support with your caring role? Do you want to know more about what is going on in Porthcawl? If YES, come along to the Grand Pavilion to find out lots of useful information to help you whilst enjoying a spot of free afternoon tea. Read more

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