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On this site you will find information to support local voluntary and community action.

NAVCA believes voluntary and community action offers solutions to the challenges we face. Action rooted in communities brings local people together to campaign, volunteer and provide services. Uniquely, NAVCA is a national membership organisation with a grassroots view. Our membership network of over 350 local support and development charities keeps us in touch with the views of local charities and community groups from across the whole of England.

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Recent blog entries

  • Volunteers are people too!
    Joe Hoskins
    16th Aug 2015 at 10:10

    Volunteering can be a wonderful thing. It enables you to get involved in areas that interest you, help you learn new skills or develop existing ones and genuinely contribute to read more...

  • What do you do for CICs?
    Barney Mynott
    1st Jul 2015 at 03:03

    By a NAVCA member Chief Officer.

    In our region we have a number of organisations who help to read more...

  • My Community
    Barney Mynott
    18th Jun 2015 at 04:04

    Clare Roebuck, Locality

    What would make your community a better place: a vibrant high street, more jobs, improved services, green spaces and a thriving read more...

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Survey shows public bodies continuing to support local infrastructure

NAVCA's latest quarterly survey shows that despite austerity measures funders appear to value local infrastructure. Survey results for July 2015 show that 72 per cent of respondents read more...

NAVCA responds to Third Party Campaigning review

NAVCA has published their response to the Review of Third Party Campaigning. They say that they opposed the Act throughout its Parliamentary passage and remain opposed to it. NAVCA read more...

Financial sustainability review

A new report looking into the funding of the voluntary sector, A Financial Sustainability Review, highlights the financial difficulties charities face. The report has been produced read more...

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NAVCA is proud to be a Living Wage employer

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NAVCA Quality Award

Our Quality Award evaluates the impact of services offered to voluntary and community groups by a local infrastructure organisation.

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