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Welcome to Cumbria CVS

Cumbria CVS 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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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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Join Cumbria CVS today!

and relax until June 2015!

Take advantage of reduced rates for services and training;
enjoy the benefits of our expert support and advice.

Join now at our special rate and enjoy your membership benefits until June 2015 – with no need to renew in 2014. That’s 14 months for the price of 12.

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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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Financial Services

Making it count.

A report into financial management in small charities authored by the Charity Finance Group and the Small Charities Coalition, asks the question ‘how do small charities seek to improve their financial management?’ The report advises - ‘Utilise CVS’s and community accountancy services: these organisations offer valuable, affordable, and accessible services to small charities.’

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Volunteer with NCI

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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