Consulting, engaging, supporting, developing and representing communities.
CVS Falkirk offers assistance and support to communities, groups, voluntary organisations, social enterprises, co-operatives, trusts, CICs and other third sector groups locally. As well as support from our staff, we have dedicated pages on Funding and specific COVID-19 Funding, Trustees Week celebrations, our FREE Funding Portal, and our Organisation Support Resource Library.
From pre-start up advice, through growth and dissolution, we have advisors and training programmes to guide you. Services include (but are not limited to):
- Community consultation and Engagement
- Quality (EFQM)
- Start-up information
- Drop-in events
- Committee and board skills
- Legal structures and constitutions
- Complaints and governance
- Grant funding and fund raising
- Policies and procedures
In addition to the above, CVS Falkirk runs a comprehensive training programme with courses from 2 hours to a full day. A course can be dedicated to your organisation, or participants can join a scheduled course.
We also host courses run by specialists in topics such as:
- Tax for charities
- Environmental and sustainability issues
- Work place well-being
- Leadership & management
- Business and project plans
- Tendering and procurement
- Performance monitoring
Organisation Health Check
Getting into the habit of regularly reviewing the health of your organisation will help you to spot problem areas quickly, identify strengths and weaknesses, and encourage you to develop, implement and embed a continuous review process. Our health check questionnaire is aimed at assisting your organisation get into good shape and be more effective, as well as recognise areas requiring support and prioritising.
To find out more about the range of support CVS Falkirk offers third sector groups, please contact us.