Financial Inclusion and Tackling Poverty Together E-module

Posted on May 21, 2015

E-learning is here!

You can easily access the E-Learning module through and click on “Third Party Registration” on the right hand side.

Then select “Financial Inclusion” for the directorate and CVSC for the organisation.

It is entirely flexible and you can complete it in sections, at your own pace.

Please find a poster, FAQ sheet as well as some informal practical pointers below for your guidance.
Please do take this opportunity to take advantage of this excellent learning to ensure you and your organisation are best placed to signpost or refer to appropriate agencies supporting communities.

Some practical tips from CVSC Volunteers

Financial Inclusion and Tackling Poverty Together


Comic Relief Funding Surgery

Posted on May 11, 2015

 Comic Relief

 Comic Relief welcomes applications from charities and other eligible organisations in the UK dedicated to improving the lives of vulnerable and disadvantaged people in the UK.

Relevant bids are welcome from North Wales and an advice “surgery” is available on Wednesday 3rd June at Canolfan Dewi Sant Centre, Abergele, LL22 7RG

Applicants must demonstrate that they are working towards one or more of the 5 themes:

  1. Better Futures: Improving the lives of vulnerable young people in the UK
  2. Healthier Finances: Tackling financial poverty and enabling economic resilience in families and communities
  3. Stronger Communities: Empowering people, organisations and networks to play an effective role in their communities and society, as well as nurturing talent and leadership
  4. Safer Lives: Reducing violence, abuse and exploitation
  5. Fairer Society: Helping people overcome inequality and have a say in decisions that affect their lives

Contact CVSC on 01492 534091 or e-mail for an appointment if you are ready to make a bid and wish to discuss it with the Wales Comic Relief representative. Please ensure that you have read all the guidelines on the website and have a reasonable prospect as this surgery is for organisations which are almost certain of making an application.

Please go to: and search UK grants for more details

Conwy Community Facilities

Posted on April 7, 2015

Are you looking to hire a local facility for a meeting, community activity, or maybe even a party?
If so, look no further than our brand new online directory!

Featuring the same detail as the previous paper brochure but with the added benefit of real-time information, your new online community facilities brochure contains the details of over 80 facilities, so you’ll be sure to find a suitable venue for whatever event you are looking to host.

Do you have a community facility that you would like to see included in this section? Or perhaps you manage a facility already included, and would like to make an update to your existing entry?

For enquiries of this nature please fill in this form and contact:

  • Jan Smith
    Senior Development Officer
    Community & Voluntary Support Conwy
    Tel: 01492 523846
  • Garry Knight
    Community Development support Officer
    Conwy County Borough Council
    Tel: 01492 575737


If you wish to add your facility or make any amendments please complete and submit the following Form.

Amendment Request Form

Armed Forces Day

Posted on March 13, 2015

A military themed event for the whole family 
20 June 2015 – 10am-5pm 
Parc Eirias, Abergele Road, Colwyn Bay 

Consultation Bulletin

Posted on January 17, 2015


Please find the link below for the latest edition of the WCVA weekly Consultation Bulletin for your information.

Weekly Consultation Bulletin

For National Assembly of Wales current consultations click here

For further information about completed consultations from the Committees below is the link that takes you straight to a list of the Committees and each Committee page has information about all the work they are currently undertaking.

CVSC need YOUR help!

Posted on October 20, 2014

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We are gathering support and information for a funding application for a growing need within the community. Your help would be greatly appreciated.

Please follow the link to fill in a questionnaire


Fit for funding

Posted on April 1, 2013

moneyAre you looking for funding?

Do you have a good idea but are not sure how to fund it?

We can help identify appropriate sources of funding, but we will need some details from you.

Complete a CVSC Funding Enquiry form. Click here.

Access the Finding and Getting money information sheets below for more information on developing a fundraising strategy, applying to funders and specific funding for projects.

Information Sheets:

Finding and Getting Money

Are we getting it right?

Posted on November 6, 2009

take our surveyWe would love to hear from you.

We want your views and comments about CVSC and the services we offer – go here to take the survey

The survey should only take around 10 minutes to complete!

Working with our Partners

Posted on October 18, 2009

partnersPartnership working is a core aim of CVSC.

Find out about the range of partnerships and projects that we are involved in

Training Opportunities

Posted on October 18, 2009

trainingJoin us on our low cost, local training courses and benefit from friendly and approachable trainers.

Keep an eye on our blog posts and events listing for details of the latest courses.