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Hull CVS Group is a multi-specialist organisation and encompasses the individual charitable and community organisations Hull CVS and Meeting New Horizons CIC.

Hull CVS as the parent organisation, is a registered charity that supports the development and sustainability of local charities and causes, as well as leading on volunteering development for Hull and delivering a range of projects to support local residents and communities. Our subsidiary arm, Meeting New Horizons also delivers a range of community projects but within the wider Yorkshire and Humber region. 

Our core aim is to assist in the betterment of local communities through supporting other VCSE organisations working in the community, and by being involved in the design and delivery of new local support groups and programmes.

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Sector Support

Hull CVS supports local Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) organisations and groups by providing them with expert knowledge and advice.

Whether it’s starting a group, developing a constitution and policies, or volunteer recruitment, we provide everything you need to make a difference in local communities.


Hull CVS are licensed to run the only accredited Volunteer Centre in Hull; providing a one-stop-shop to ensure individuals and organisations get the information, advice and support they need.

In partnership with the HEY Smile Foundation, we also deliver the Time2Volunteer platform and partnership; giving organisations and volunteers everything they need to make a difference in the communities they know and love.

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Funding and Grants

At Hull CVS we deliver a number of grants programmes open to local groups, as well as offering advice and signposting to other available funding.

We also can support local business and initiatives who want to offer funding to the community by way of a grants programme.

Professional Services

From supporting you with salary payments and meeting HMRC regulations to streamlining your operations, Hull CVS has a range of services to simplify your day-to-day activities and maximise your outputs.

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Hull CVS supports local organisations by providing access to our high-quality facilities and through sharing our extensive knowledge of facilities management.

Community Programmes

Developing local communities is at the heart of everything we do. The community programmes that we deliver are focused on initiatives that empower local communities and support people to live more independently.

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News and Information

Whether its events, news or local consultations, Hull CVS ensures you remain up to date of important local information.

Our Wider Family

We are not just Hull CVS! The Hull CVS Group also incorporates our subsidiary arm Meeting New Horizons who holds the contract for Healthwatch East Riding of Yorkshire, North Lincolnshire and North East Lincolnshire, as well as our Doncaster Macmillan Benefits Advice & Advocacy Service.

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