Group Support

Mansfield CVS is here to support new and existing community and voluntary groups in Mansfield & District.

Unfortunately funding cuts have affected our staff capacity meaning that we are not able to offer one-to-one group support in the same way we once did, but on this website you will find a number of useful documents and resources that you can download and link to, including:

  • Advice on starting a new group
  • Funding
  • Governance
  • Legal structure
  • Group development
  • Training

If there is anything you can't find the answer to on our website, please call us on 01623 392444 and we will try to help with your query.

Developing a Group

Developing a Group

Starting and developing a group involves a lot of different elements, some of which may be completely new to you. 

Our links and resources will provide you with everything you need to get started and to ensure that your group is run well. 

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Social Enterprise

Social Enterprise Support

The next step for your community group or organisation may be to become a social enterprise.

Our trading arm, Scintilla, are experts in social enterprise support and can offer you the advice and training you need to pursue this route.

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Good Practice Guides

Good Practice Guides

We produce a range of good practice guides and policies for employed staff and volunteers. 

Everything from a trustee handbook to a disciplinary policy can be found here!

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Funding Advice

Funding & Governance

The Focus on Funding website offers up-to-date funding advice for groups in Nottinghamshire.  It also lists training and events - including those run by Mansfield CVS. 

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