Looking for support

VCAS can support your group at every stage of its development, from starting up and running well to raising money, planning for the future and even winding up if necessary.

We can offer information or one-to-one advice on:

  • Setting Up: Explore what kind of group you want to be and support to set up, developing the right legal structure
  • Governing Your Group: The roles of different committee members, what it is to be a charity trustee and organising conferences and AGMs
  • Running Your Group: Advice on quality assurance, organisational health checks and other ways to ensure your group is running to the best of its ability.
  • Funding advice: We can support you at every stage of the funding process from writing a project plan, looking for suitable funders, funding strategy to putting together a strong application