The Basics of Organisational Development

Whether you’re preparing to start a new community group or have been running a registered charity for some time, VAER can help you achieve your goals.

Since 1998, we have worked with local groups and organisations (of various sizes and status), helping them become more effective, more robust and more sustainable.

How do we work

Our team uses its knowledge and skills to support your group at every stage of its development, from starting up to raising money, volunteer recruitment and planning for the future.

We offer a variety of free/low-cost, one-to-one advice and on-going support with:

  • Idea development and Business Planning
  • Setting Up
  • Funding and Income Generation advice
  • Governing and Managing Your Group
  • Marketing and Digital Communication
  • Impact and Evaluation


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