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Welcome to Cumbria CVS

Cumbria CVS is a registered charity and membership organisation. We help community/voluntary/not-for-profit groups and organisations to develop and improve by providing training and services that can be 1:1 support, funding advice, bespoke training, or through our regular training courses.

We help place volunteers throughout Cumbria, and work with groups that involve volunteers to follow best practice.

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Free Funding Training

for Groups in Copeland

Working in partnership with Copeland Community Fund, Cumbria CVS is pleased to offer the following range of FREE funding training sessions – specifically designed to meet the needs of local groups working in or for the benefit of Copeland*

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Volunteer Twitter Hour

Join Judith Holmshaw on the Volunteer Hour

The first Tuesday of every month
Note the new time:
7 – 8 pm

Thanks to everyone who joined in the discussion on student volunteering last time.

Follow us on twitter: Cumbriacvs
and tweet us with #cvsvolunteerhour

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Campaigning and Charity Law

The 2015 General Election is fast approaching, meaning politicians are particularly keen to engage with voters. But should your organisation try and influence politics, or should you just “stick to your knitting” as one government minister suggested over the summer?

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Right Balance Accounting

- for all your accounting needs

Cumbria CVS Trading Limited has just launched Right Balance Accounting – the new brand for our excellent Accounting Services.

Whether you are a Charity, a Social Enterprise, a Sole Trader, a Partnership, or a Limited Company, Right Balance Accounting can meet your needs.

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Membership has its benefits

Benefits of Cumbria CVS Membership
Cumbria CVS secures discounts for members (through external suppliers) on essential services such as insurance and telecommunications.

We’re pleased to announce H&H Reeds Printers have joined the select line-up of suppliers.

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Join Cumbria CVS today!

Take advantage of reduced rates for services and training;
enjoy the benefits of our expert support and advice;
access discounts on supplier services, including NAVCA Essentials.

Read more to discover the full range of benefits and how to join.

Join now.

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The Edge

The Edge is a Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership project led by Carlisle College offering funded training to businesses and their employees / volunteers so they can secure the skills they need for growth.

Cumbria CVS is working with the Edge to help identify the skills gaps in your organisation and find a training solution to meet your needs.

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Office space and meeting rooms

We have space available to rent at our popular Community Resource Centre in Maryport. A range of sizes is available from space that will accommodate 1 person, to an office that will seat up to 10.

You can also hire a room for a one-off meeting/training session.

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Neighbourhood Care Independence (NCI) provides older people and vulnerable adults with activities, services and support that help them to remain independent at home.

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