Welcome to the Voluntary Action Arun & Chichester website

VAAC aims to provide information and news to local voluntary and community groups in the Arun and Chichester districts.

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We are a local organisation that promotes and supports voluntary and community groups in the Arun and Chichester districts.
We help the voluntary sector to develop by supporting existing groups as they grow.
We provide advice and training for new groups as they are set up.
We aim to ensure that the voice of the local voluntary and community sector is heard.

We are Core Funded by

West Sussex County Council, Arun District Council, Chichester District Council,  Littlehampton Town Council and Chichester City Council

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What’s Happening

FundingFocus_Edition 14_Oct2015_physicaldisabilitiesVAAC FUNDING NEWSLETTER

Welcome to the October edition of Funding Focus, our monthly newsletter about fundraising opportunities for our members.

This edition has a focus on grants supporting people with physical disabilities as well a a bumper list of local grants and a roundup of national funding opportunities.
If you would like support with your fundraising efforts, take a look at our next Fundraiser Network meeting, a different topic each month or book a one to one appointment with a member of our team. See page 2 for more information.

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promo poster 5 Nov


Next Meeting is on Thursday 5th November 2015, 10.00am – 12noon
at Pallant House Gallery, Chichester, PO19 1TJ

  • We will be discussing how to involve volunteers with additional support needs
  • Learning about retaining volunteers
  • Sharing information and network

Pallant House

To be part of the Volunteering Network and to book a place contact
Carol at admin@vaac.org.uk / 01243 840305

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FundraiserNetwork general posterFUNDRAISER NETWORK

Upcoming sessions at Bersted Green Learning Centre are;

Wednesday 11th November 2015, 9.30am – 12.30pm – Corporate Fundraising – tips on how to do it – Read more

Wednesday 9th December 2015, 9.30am – 12.30pm – Funding Surgery. Come along and do your own funding searches and get advice on your funding applications – Read more

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