Torfaen Voluntary Alliance supports the Third Sector in Torfaen by assisting organisations to secure funding, providing advice on charity law registration and constitutions, training for Third Sector groups and promoting volunteering.

TVA has a thriving membership of groups, charities and social enterprises. Join us for free today to access our full range of services. TVA is a membership organisation. Membership is open to all voluntary and community organisations based in, or serving Torfaen and surrounding area. If you are still in the process of setting up your organisation and don’t yet have a constitution we can help you before you complete a membership application.


Become a TVA member now! 


If you are a professional, employee of an organisation in Torfaen, charity, voluntary organisation, community group, larger charity or social enterprise working in Torfaen or surrounding areas, being a member of TVA can provide you access to a variety of great benefits and information that will help support you make a difference in your community.  

Click to download a copy of our membership form.

Below is a breakdown of the types of support we provide.

Advice & Support

free, confidential, ongoing, face-to-face or online information, advice and training support from a peer mentor support with setting up a new activity, group or organisation assistance identifying what is important help connecting you to others who can support you
Click here for advice & support


Recruitment, Induction & Management Review and Policies Recruiting & Placing Volunteers Training & Assistance - to improve volunteers’ recruitment & experience Advertising - your volunteering posts on Connect Torfaen (or Volunteering Recruiting People from a variety of backgrounds Connecting with Specialist Organisations such as Coleg Gwent Finding Volunteering Opportunities - for people as a pathway into work, such as the support we provide to Job Centre Plus
Click here for Volunteering Support


Health Checks Trustee Support Assistance at Board Meetings Reporting requirement for the board Managing meetings Committee/trustee roles Review & Writing Policies and Procedures HR Support Members Payroll Support Access to Legal Advice
Click here for governance support


Introduction to Funders Access to small grants Support with: funding applications monitoring and evaluation to measure your impact budgeting Free funding searches
Click here for funding support


Networking Events and Training Sessions Influence decision-makers that affect you such as the local authority, health board and strategic partnerships. Get your voice heard on relevant policies, decisions, and funding. Join our networks to find out what’s happening, share experiences and learn from each other. Website Design Setting up Social Media Accounts Free Advertising Design Printing- leaflets, booklets Access to regular news bulletin containing a wide range of current information Promote your activities on Connect Torfaen, with scope for spotlighting your organisation
Click here for IT and communication support
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