Community Development

We provide support & advice to the Third Sector in Gwent, including Community and Voluntary Groups as well as individuals who are interested in helping and supporting their community. Such as help with:

  • Forming a Community Group or Charity​

  • Ensuring your organisation is running effectively

  • Organising events and community projects

  • Consulting and involving everyone

  • Accessing funding for equipment and resources

  • Assistance with all levels of project development

  • Improving community facilities

  • Basic financial management

  • Accessing local services

  • Drawing up a constitution

  • Making your views heard

  • Awareness of your rights and responsibilities

  • Networking with other local groups and organisations

  • Signposting you to other useful organisations

Local Third Sector Networks & Forums
Well-being of Future Generations Act 2015
Public Services
Boards (PSBs) in Gwent & their Well-being Plans 
Information 
Sheets for Groups

General info, templates, tips & advice on a variety of topics

Meet the Team!

Our knowledgeable Third Sector Development Managers are here to help you, whether you are an established or newly formed group/organisation, or wanting to know how you can get more involved in your community.

Huw Lewis
Blaenau Gwent
Gina Jones
Caerphilly
Alison Palmer
Caerphilly
Joanne Gillard
Monmouthshire
Mandy Moore
Monmouthshire & Newport
Jane Shatford
Newport
Telephone:
01633 241574
07483 150101
Email:
jane.shatford@gavo.org.uk
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For Communities, With Communities

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Registered Charity Number: 1113558