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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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An opportunity to engage in the design of
the Cumbria Health and Social Wellbeing System

Monday 13 April 2015
1 to 4pm
Rheged, Penrith CA11 0DQ

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Join Cumbria CVS Today

Become a member of Cumbria CVS today:

  • Get 14 months for the price of 12!
  • Become part of a strong, vibrant organisation with an active voice in the third sector
  • Access exclusive member benefits
  • Avoid increase in fees

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Membership Renewal

Renew your Cumbria CVS membership today:

  • Be part of a strong, vibrant organisation with an active voice in the third sector
  • Access exclusive member benefits
  • Avoid increase in fees

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Free Funding Training

- for groups in Allerdale

Working in partnership with Allerdale Borough Council, we are pleased to offer FREE training sessions for groups working in Allerdale:

  • What you need to do to get the funding!
  • Writing Successful Applications

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Reach out and make a difference

Could you help older or vulnerable people stay independent at home?

Cumbria CVS wants to hear from you if you can give some time to vulnerable people in your neighbourhood. Reach Out and help other people using your skills and talents to make a real difference.
We all occasionally need a helping hand.

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Wise Owls at Funding Fair!

Funding Fair
Wednesday 11 March 2015

Striving for Success

Around 85 people representing over 65 different organisations attended the Funding Fair at Kendal Town Hall. The range of organisations was diverse and included the Owl Sanctuary. Pictured are Paul Rose, holding Gizmo and Emily Quick, holding Star.

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Building Better Opportunities

- Calling Partners!

The Building Better Opportunities is £5 million programme jointly funded by BIG Lottery and European Social Fund (ESF). The programme is aimed at supporting people who are furthest from employment and who experience some of the most extreme disadvantage in Cumbria.

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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 last time.

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

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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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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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