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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.

Final report Members directory Analysis of TLI NAVCA Essentials is a new service designed to help members and help the local community organisations they support.

Recent blog entries

  • Social Value Act Review
    Rachel Rhodes
    13th Feb 2015 at 03:03

    NAVCA concurs with many of the findings in the Social read more...

  • Change for Good – what next?
    Neil Cleeveley
    10th Feb 2015 at 09:09

    After nearly a year in the making Change for Good, the report read more...

  • Public Contract Regulations 2015 Consultation
    Rachel Rhodes
    10th Oct 2014 at 11:11

    The Cabinet Office consultation on the transposition of the new EU Procurement Directives into UK law closes next week (17 October). NAVCA has been involved throughout read more...

NAVCA essentials

Latest news

Boycott or Ignore 'Immigration Street'

NAVCA is supporting Southampton Voluntary Services call to boycott or ignore tonight's scheduled C4 Immigration Street programme. read more...

Helping the NHS cope with winter pressures and peak demand

The ability of charities and community groups to reduce pressures on health systems, such as A&E, and to improve health outcomes is gaining greater recognition. NAVCA members can be read more...

Further investment in the future of infrastructure

The National Council for Voluntary Organisations and the Big Lottery Fund have announced further plans to support infrastructure organisations under the Big Assist programme. The announcement read more...

NAVCA work areas

Local Commissioning and Procurement Unit
Using Public Law to challenge unfair decisions
NAVCA's cuts support
Children and young people
Health and Social Care

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Living Wage Employer

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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