Better Bid Writing - last few places left - Secure your place NOW!
Due to high demand we will be running another workshop on Tue 5th May. If you would like to improve your chances of securing funding we strongly advise that you book a place now (places are limited). To secure a place please email

SADC Community Grants Fund 15/16 – Launch Event Friday 24th April

The SADC Community Grants Programme will be launched on 20 April from 4pm to 6pm.
There is £70,000 funding available for local groups, who meet this year’s criteria.
To find out more click here

Dragons' Apprentice Challenge Awards 2015

The challenge is open to teams of Year 12 students from all schools and all colleges within St Albans and Harpenden, local businesses and members of CVS St Albans. More here

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Help us raise funds for free when you shop online

If you ever shop at John Lewis, Argos, Tesco, Amazon or thousands of other online retailers, then please join easyfundraising today, Whenever you shop, they'll give a donation to CVS St Albans & District. Find out more here

Join Trinity Community Project in the heart of St Albans!

Volunteers are needed to support to people experiencing mental health issues and/or living with a learning disability. More here

Trinity Community Project

CVS Diary 2015

Charity Theatre Event:
The Vortex by Noel Coward
On Thursday the 2nd of July 2015.
£12.50 per ticket. An ideal Christmas gift!
Gift tokens are available! All proceeds support the St Albans District Centre
for Voluntary Service (CVS)
The play which made Coward’s name as a writer. From a sharply witty beginning,
this play moves into darker territory.
Please contact Wendy for tickets.


The CVS will have a market stall promoting the St Albans Old People’s Trust and Herts Healthy Homes on Saturday 18th April 2015 please visit us.



Notice Board 2015

Member's Events

Funded HELP for small businesses
Have you signed up?
This funded, supportive eight step programme for small businesses provides a unique mix of practical support, expertise, shared learning and strategic focus on the best way to grow your business, and will be delivered by Hertfordshire Business School in Hatfield.

Sign up today and check your eligibility for funding. Contact or phone 01707 28552

Click SME 'HELP' programme | University of Hertfordshire


Faith and Culture Enterprise AGM
FACE invite you to attend their AGM on Wednesday 1st April at 6.30pm. FACE bring together groups and individuals from a variety of faiths and cultures. More here

The Ride takes place on Sunday 17th May 2015.
The Rotary Clubs in St Albans organise the event to raise money for local charities through rider sponsorship.
The Cycle Ride welcomes new entrants and sees the return of many who have taken part before at all levels of age, fitness and cycling proficiency.
Full details of the Cycle Ride and how to enter it can be obtained at or by phoning 0300 365260. We are on Facebook and Twitter @ SACCRide.

Reaching out to all visually impaired residents
St Albans & District Talking Newspaper (“SADTN”) helps blind and partially-sighted residents keep in touch with what’s going on in their local community. Every listener is provided free-of-charge with a playback unit and four audio programmes posted each month. Programmes include news stories and readers’ letters from the local papers, articles from local and national magazines, interviews with local ‘celebrities’, previews of music/arts events, audio book reviews and more. If you know someone who is visually impaired, please help them to enjoy these programmes by contacting
More details here

CVS Members, tell us about your events, news and information and we'll publicise
it here for you.


CVS Training Programme 2015/16

New Courses

Better Bid Writing
5 May 2015

The Effective Trustee
12 May 15

Let us know what training your organisation would like to see by filling in our training needs form. Download the form here

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