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Sources of support and advice based in Wiltshire & Swindon

Voluntary Action Swindon
Voluntary Action Swindon is the local development organisation (CVS) in Swindon. VAS is a charity that supports the development of a vibrant, effective and influential voluntary and community sector locally.

Wiltshire Council
Wiltshire Council's Area Boards provide grants to community groups and, in partnership with the local youth networks, youth funding . Community Engagement Managers (CEM's) facilitate and enable closer working between the council, the community and area boards.

Community First
Community First is Wiltshire's Rural Community Council, a charity that works at the forefront of community development to help improve the quality of life and economic well being of people and local communities throughout Wiltshire and Swindon.

Wiltshire Community Foundation
Giving money and support where people need it most.

Volunteer Centre Swindon
Provides free support and advice on good practice to volunteer-involving organisations. Volunteer Centre Swindon also helps individuals who are looking for volunteering opportunities.

Wessex Community Action
Provides training and other services for local community groups, particularly in and around Salisbury