Free Forums for Youth Organisations in Somerset

In response to the recent announcements regarding Youth Service provision across the County, Spark will be holding a series of Voluntary Sector Forums aimed specifically at Youth Organisations.

It’s a great opportunity to meet the Spark team and find out about the support they offer. Local funders will also be attending, and there will be plenty of time to network with other organisations operating in your area.

Dates, times and a locations are:

Monday 12th November, 7pm to 9pm, Victoria Park Community Centre

Tuesday 20th November, 7pm to 9pm, The Art Bank, Shepton Mallet

Tuesday 27th November, 7pm to 9pm, William Blake Memorial Hall, South Petherton

Find out more and register here.


Voluntary Sector Forums in Taunton and West Somerset

Engage, the voluntary sector development organisation for Taunton and West Somerset, hold regular, free forums for VCSE organisations.

On the agenda is key speakers, round-the -table discussion of hot topics such as funding opportunities, and the opportunity to network and share your news.

The dates and locations of their next forums are:

West Somerset Voluntary Sector Forum

West Somerset House, Killick Way, Williton TA4 4QA

Wednesday 5th December 10am to 1pm

Taunton Deane Voluntary Sector Forum

Albemarle Centre, Albemarle Road, Taunton TA1 1BA

Monday 22nd October. This forum will follow the AGM which starts at 10am.

Booking is essential, reserve your place by emailing



Somerset Funding Event

Somerset VCSE groups are invited to a free funding event.

Come and meet funders in Somerset and hear about their current funding opportunities, and talk to the local support organisations that can to help you to find funding and support you through the application process.

The event concludes with a networking lunch, during which you’ll be able to speak directly to the funders and support organisations.

It’s being held on Thursday 27th September, from 10am to 12:30pm at the Sedgemoor District Council offices.

If you would like to attend, please RSVP to