Help for rural communities


  Whether you are a village hall committee, run a social enterprise or manage a local charity our experienced fundraising team can help your organisation start up, sustain and to grow. We have knowledge and expertise to identify where...

Get involved! We’re passionate about what we do – fancy joining us? Our team are always busy supporting communities and advising voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations, including co-operatives. Whilst we do no...

Help for Communities   So, if you want advice on community led planning, or any aspect of developing your community, we can help. From oil buying schemes to health and social care we can help your community thrive.   Cont...

How you do business, who you do business with and how you make your business decisions is important to your customers. They are becoming more and more interested in your social and environmental ‘values’ and ‘ethics’ an...

Self Help The following pages contain information and advice on many aspects of setting up and sustaining an organisation in the voluntary and community sector. Although the information is designed as self help, if there is any further informa...

Grants of up to £1,000 are available in Herefordshire and Worcestershire for community-led, community-managed arts-based events and activities and for community-owned arts equipment. Funded by the Elmley Foundation, the Events and Activ...

Community First’s funding advisory service is open to charities, voluntary organisations, community groups and social enterprises. We can help you find grants and maximise your income. Please note we cannot advise businesses or individuals. ...