e.VOLve provides an online directory of voluntary and community organisations within Hampshire and the Isle of Wight. The directory also includes organisations providing support from neighbouring areas. Read more about this resource...
Community Action Hampshire is both the countywide Council for Voluntary Service and the Rural Community Council for Hampshire with over 55 years' experience of working with and supporting Hampshire's voluntary and community organisations.
Supporting Hampshire's Children & Young People's Voluntary Sector, the alliance is a network of children and young peopleís voluntary sector organisations operating in more than one district council area of Hampshire.
The alliance fosters a collaborative approach to sharing information, knowledge and expertise in order to enhance sector capacity, improve service delivery and maximise the impact of the sector.
A county-wide partnership of third sector support bodies including Community Action Hampshire and the 11 district based Councils for Voluntary Services; front-line organisations and statutory partners. They are working together to improve the support available to third sector (including voluntary and community sector) front-line groups in Hampshire.
For more information about HVSC contact Liz Donegan by email or telephone 01962 857359
The Hampshire Diversity Support Project 2009-2012, funded by the Big Lottery, is a new initiative to promote equality and diversity in Hampshire. Community Action Hampshire is working in partnership with Winchester Area Community
HALC - Hampshire Association of Local Councils
HIOW - Hampshire and Isle of Wight Local Government Association
Links to infrastructure organisations in the South East region
GOSE - Government Office for the South East - represents central government in the SE of England, promoting better and more effective integration of government policies and programmes at regional and local level.
RAISE - Regional Action & Involvement South East - the representative body for Voluntary and Community organisations in South East England
SAVAGE - Southern Association of Voluntary Action Groups for Europe - impartial and independent advice and technical support for all voluntary and community organisations seeking European Social Fund (ESF) Funding
SEEDA - South East England Development Agency - Government funded agency responsible for economic and social development in SE England. Directs funds for economic and social development programmes.
SERCC - South East Rural Community Councils - the regional voice of the rural community
CDSE - Community Development South East - Network for all those who adopt a Community Development approach in their work
SEEOnline - South East England Forum for Community Development
Links to national organisations
NAVCA - National Association for Voluntary and Community Action - with information on CVSs around the country
ACRE - Representing the interests of both rural communities and of RCCs in the national arena
ACEVO - ACEVO is the Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations. We connect, develop and represent the third sector's leaders.
NCVO - National Council for Voluntary Organisations - Voice of the voluntary sector
CSV - Community Service Volunteers - UK Volunteering and Training Organisation
CDX - Community Development Exchange (formerly SCCD) - the UK-wide membership organisation for community development.
Home Office - Active Communities Unit - Promoting the development of the voluntary and community sector
Volunteering England - Promoting volunteering nationwide
Do it! - National database of volunteering opportunities
DTA - Development Trusts Association
Community Group - Not for profit community development website