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Getting started

This series of sheets has been produced primarily for people who are thinking about setting up a new voluntary or community group and outlines some of the key considerations and steps that need to be taken.

National sheets

First steps - from idea to action Y camau cyntaf - o syniadau i weithredu
Involving the community Cynnwys y gymuned
Involving service users Cynnwys defnyddwyr gwasanaeth
Planning your work Cynllunio eich gwaith
Choosing legal structures Dewis strwythurau cyfreithiol
Charitable status Statws elusennol
Contact details for County Voluntary Councils across Wales - Where to go for help Lle i fynd am gymorth
Model Constitution for setting up a small charity Cyfansoddiad enghreifftiol ar gyfer sefydlu elusen fach
Charitable Incorporated Organisations Sefydliadau lusennol Corfforedig










Model Constitutions: PAVS has a range of model constitutions for voluntary groups ranging from detailed Charity Commission models through to simpler models for smaller groups. These models can be adapted to meet the needs of your group.  The Third Sector Support Team can offer support with the development of an appropriate legal structure that meets the needs of the group.




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