Welcome to our information pages for voluntary organisations in Wales

In this section

The voluntary sector in Wales is made up of a diverse range of charitable and not-for-profit organisations. These organisations are far more likely to be resilient, to achieve their aims and make a positive impact on society if they are well-managed and have good governance arrangements in place.  

This section provides you with information, guidance, tools and resources to support you with running your organisation effectively. It covers topics, from governance and leadership for trustees and senior staff, to the day-to-day management of your organisation, as well as more specific guidance on important areas, such as safeguarding, data protection and demonstrating impact. 

How WCVA can help you run your organisation:

  • Free information, guidance and resources
  • A wide range of training and learning opportunities
  • Inspirational events where you can hear from speakers and showcase your own work
  • Peer networks enabling you to meet, learn from and network with others
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Looking for support with funding or volunteering?

Please visit our Funding pages for the latest in available funding, or visit the Volunteering pages for information and support around volunteering.

Get in touch

Can’t find what you’re looking for? If you have a specific question, get in touch with us by sending an email to governance@wcva.cymru.

Our projects

Funding | Information & support | Training & events |

Local Nature Partnerships (LNP) Cymru

Nature is not only beautiful, but it is also fundamental to our lives. We can’t survive without it, but Wales’s natural environment
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Information & support | Training & events |

Catalyst Cymru: Resilient Heritage

The Catalyst Cymru: Resilient Heritage project provides in-depth support for heritage organisations in Wales. Following on from the success of the Catalyst
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Influencing | Information & support |

The Wales Civil Society Forum on Brexit

Brexit is the biggest societal upheaval in Wales in the past decade. We want to make sure that voluntary organisations in Wales
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Local support

If your organisation operates in a specific local authority area, you can access direct support from your local County Voluntary Council (CVC).

Latest information & support news

Published: 25/09/20
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St Davids Awards nominations closing soon

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Published: 25/09/20
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COVID-19 updates and guidance

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Published: 25/09/20
Categories: Volunteering |

PIVOT deliver vital services in Pembrokeshire

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