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Youth Worker Vacancies

We are pleased to announce that we currently have two Youth Work positions available, to help assist running two outreach community youth clubs Basingstoke Voluntary Action (BVA) supports over 450 vo...

Mayor's Charity Appeal 2016/17

Basingstoke Voluntary Action is delighted to be the Mayor’s Charity for 2016/17 with full support from The Mayor of Basingstoke and Deane Cllr Mrs Jane Frankum.

Voluntary Sector Forums

The Voluntary Sector Forum is a forum where all voluntary and community organisations (VCO) providing a service in Basingstoke and Deane or the neighbouring area can develop partnership working betw...

Galaxy Hot Chocolate Fund

Cancer Rehabilitation Funding - Vote for Basingstoke Sports Centre Please can you spare 30 seconds to vote for us at mybst.org/galaxy – its quick and easy. You can do this once per week per person

FREE Community Qualification

This FREE course is for you if you are passionate about supporting your community either through voluntary participation in a community group, or if you play an unpaid role in your local community.

RENT FREE Premise for charities

Opportunity for charities looking for additional space to use on a RENT & BUSINESS RATES FREE basis.

New way to give money to good causes

A new website has been set up to make it easier for local people, groups and businesses to support community ideas and give to local good causes.

Sainsbury's Local Hero

The Sainsbury's Local Hero scheme supports any volunteers who work at Sainsbury's and volunteer for a charity or voluntary group. Sainsbury's will pay £5 an hour, to a maximum of £200 per year.

BVA Newsletters

View our latest newsletter giving you information about available funding and grants, upcoming training, events, volunteering, awareness days, new members, featured charities and fundraising options.

Comic Relief Community Cash

We are looking for a wide range of projects that are able to deliver social outcomes. Grants of between £500 and £1,000 are available for projects of 1 year's duration.

Community chest is benefiting the borough

A range of local groups and charities have benefited from the Mayor of Basingstoke and Deane’s community chest in recent months meaning that local projects can support communities across the borough.

Community Investment Framework

the Council has agreed a Community Investment Framework which acts as a checklist to guide the development of proposals to maximise the impact of investing time and resources.

Fluid Motion: All in the Mind Festival

On Saturday 24th June 2017 we will be holding our second All in the Mind Festival at The Orchard.

New website and Database

Basingstoke Voluntary Action will be launching a revamped website and database in April and will require interaction from groups already held on our database to verify details of contacts, services an...

Charities Awareness Day

Charities Awareness Day is being hosted by Basingstoke Voluntary Action to raise awareness of local charities and community organisations.

Healthy Active Ageing Talk

This talk is to promote healthy ageing for Voluntary sector, non –profit groups and representatives, statutory providers and commissioners. There is a provisional date and time of April 26th 2pm-5pm.

BVA Annual Report 2015/16

It gives me great pleasure to introduce my first annual report as the new Chief Executive at Basingstoke Voluntary Action.

Athletics Club needs Volunteers

Basingstoke & Mid Hants Athletics club is going through a transition period and needs to gain new committee members to move forward.

Tapping into corporate support

Last month BVA held a successful ‘Meet and Match’ event bringing together local groups with the business community to develop relationships and work together for mutual benefit of borough residents.

Hitting the Cold Spots

The project aims to reduce hardship and help people, particularly those living in owner-occupied or privately rented accommodation, to stay warm and well this winter.