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Action Hampshire

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FREE Membership of Basingstoke Voluntary Action is available to Charities, Voluntary or Community organisations located and providing a service in Basingstoke and Deane.

The criteria to become a member of Basingstoke Voluntary Action:

  • Be a Charity, Social Enterprise, Community or Voluntary Organisations
  • Adopted a constitution or set of rules
  • Be run by a management committee or equivalent
  • There is a clear primary purpose, which is charitable or for some other community benefit.
  • The primary purpose is not to generate profit and a minimum of 50% of any profit must be invested in charitable or good causes
  • Be located or operate within Basingstoke and Deane

Membership is subject to approval by the Board of Trustees.

Full details of the benefits can be found below.
Join BVA

Benefits

Free one to one advice and support from our experienced staff to help your organisation be effective and sustainable

Free tailored funding searches, guidance on grant application plus assistance with submissions including a ‘read through’ service for your applications if required

Free Volunteering opportunities promoted on the North Hampshire Volunteering website and social media plus support by Basingstoke Volunteer Centre personnel

Free access to our Resource Library: downloadable model policies, procedures, guides and information sheets

Free member events, forums and networking opportunities, including Meet and Match with local businesses and the annual Volunteering Awards

Free representation on local networks and strategic partnerships, including Basingstoke & Deane Borough Council, Action Hampshire, Hampshire County Council, Hart and Rushmoor

Free organisation health check plus inclusion on BVA’s online directory of Charity, Community and Voluntary Organisations

Free opportunities to publicise your news, services, events and vacancies through BVA’s publications, website and social networks

Free newsletters, bulletins and E-news about funding opportunities, local consultations, policy developments and updates from the sector

Free membership of Action Hampshire

Free support for Community Buildings and Village Halls

Voting rights at BVA’s AGM plus opportunity to shape BVA by nominating a member to the board or becoming a trustee

Reduced charges for Conference and meeting rooms at the BVA Orchard building

If you do not fully meet our membership criteria we will potentially add your organisation as a Signpost organisation. Signposted organisations have benefit from:

Free organisation health check plus inclusion on BVA’s online directory of Charity, Community and Voluntary Organisations

Free opportunities to publicise your news, services, events and vacancies through BVA’s publications, website and social networks

Free newsletters, bulletins and E-news about local consultations, policy developments and updates from the sector

For more information please Contact Us.

 

 

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