The role of the Communities Team is to provide hands on support to new and existing community groups, projects, organisations and social enterprises in East Devon.
The team are on hand to offer guidance, advice and support on various topics, which include:
- Setting up a Group or Project
- Governance Structures
- Policies and Guidance
- Action Planning
- Fundraising and Bid Writing
- Training Courses
- Recruiting Volunteers
Supporting organisations and social enterprises
We offer free advice and support, training and networking for communities.
East Devon Volunteer Centre
If you are thinking of volunteering, we can help you to find the right opportunity for you. We want to make becoming a volunteer as easy as possible for everyone, no matter who you are, what your age or background is or where you come from.
Community Development in Cranbrook
Our Cranbrook Community Development work is committed to building a strong and resilient community in the new town of Cranbrook in East Devon.
This work brings together the emerging community in Cranbrook and supports people to engage with the planning processes for the new town.
Through our DeVA partnership we provide Voice and Influence for communities and organisations and allow people's voices to be heard by statutory services.
The Devon Engagement Service
DeVA is a partner in the Devon Engagement Service which provides a central point of contact for health and social care commissioners in Devon to engage with people around the design and development of local services to ensure they meet the needs of those who are affected by any changes.
Community Services Directory
Through our database of community organisations we offer a single point of contact for voluntary and community sector services in East Devon.