This is a list of some of the wonderful organisations who support SVC, either through funding or helping us to achieve our objectives in the community.
This year SVC are proud to have been awarded a BBC Children in Need small grant to continue the work we do suppourting vulnerable children across Cardiff.
Community Gateway (Cardiff University)
Working alongside the Community Gateway team, SVC volunteers aim to work with the communities of Grangetown, responding to their concerns and needs.
Cardiff Met SU's volunteering bureau offers one-off volunteering opportunities for Cardiff Metropolitan University students as well as a list of external opportunities.
Cardiff Volunteering offer Cardiff University students a wide variety of different and exciting projects and one-off opportunities to choose from which you can fit around your University schedule.
The Down's Syndrome Association kindly donate funds to our Laugh out Loud Fridays project- a social group for young adults with Down's syndrome.
The Hodge Foundation
The funding SVC receives from the Hodge Foundation supports our Weekenders Project, this project allows our trained volunteers to take young carers out on leisure trips to offer some fun and respite.
The Huggard Centre
The funding SVC receives from the Huggard Centre allows our volunteers to support residents using the Homeless Shelter, details of the project can be found under the Huggard Project.
Our sister charity, Innovate Trust works alongside SVC to enhance the lives of disabled adults through leisure trips, social groups and fun events.
Investing in Volunteers (IiV)
Investing in Volunteers (IiV) is the UK quality standard for good practice in volunteer management. SVC are proud to have been awarded this benchmark, it recognises the quality of our volunteer management and involvement.
Millennium Volunteering (MV)
MV is a national programme that recognises your commitment to volunteering. At SVC we run this programme for our Lead Volunteers, collating their hours and registering them for 50, 100 and 200 hours certificates. The certificates are backed by the Department of Education which looks recognising the fantastic work of our Lead Volunteers.
Volunteering in Wales Fund (WCVA)
The Volunteering in Wales Fund is a scheme funded by the Welsh Government to promote volunteering in Wales. The Fund is administered by Wales Council for Voluntary Action (WCVA).
The aim of the Volunteering in Wales Fund (VWF) is to support formal volunteering projects that aim to recruit, support, train and place new volunteers. At SVC we are exceptionally proud to have been successful with this funding stream, which will continue to support one of SVC's longest standing project, Home and Away.