Voluntary and Community Sector Support in Cheltenham

Information and development support to voluntary groups, charities and community organisations

GRCC works with groups and organisations across Cheltenham to enhance and develop their confidence, leadership and skills in order to develop their capacity and to provide services within the community. We have considerable experience in helping build strong, healthy foundations for organisations.

Angela Gilbert is a member of the GRCC Community Advice Team and is based at the Community Resource Centre in Grove Street, Cheltenham. Angela can offer your group support to develop skills in the following areas:

* Setting up an organisation
* Governance (including trustee support and strategic planning)
* Funding and fundraising
* Policy development
* Volunteer management
* Communication and marketing

Contact Us
Contact Angela to arrange an appointment by phone on 01242 227737 or email angelag@grcc.org.uk

Developing partnerships and connecting with the wider VCS (Voluntary and Community Sector)

VCS Forum

Connect with colleagues in the sector through our bi-monthly Cheltenham VCS Forum.  Meet our elected VCS Representatives who reflect the voice of the sector at the Cheltenham Partnership.

Our next VCS Forum meeting will be held on [date] (venue to be confirmed)

Volunteer Managers 

If you have responsibility for volunteers in your organisation then come along to the Volunteer Managers Network.  This meets quarterly and looks at topical issues, provides training, and shares good practice on volunteer management.  This forum is open to any countywide organisation.

Our next Volunteer Managers Network meeting will be on [date].

NEW!  If you run a community building in Cheltenham and would like to be kept up to date on legal requirements, new ideas, and good practice, then please get in contact with Angela.

Cheltenham Youth Work Network (CYWN)

The network is open to all youth workers (paid or volunteer) in Cheltenham.  The agenda includes sharing good practice, exploring collaborative working opportunities and topical youth work news, resources and ideas.  To become part of the network please contact Angela.

Our next Youth Work Network meeting will be on [date].