Caithness Voluntary Group AGM 13 February 2024
30th January 2024
The Caithness Voluntary Group Annual General Meeting will be held on Tuesday, 13th February 2024 at 7pm in Watten Village Hall.
AGM 2023 Agenda.
Minutes of the 2022 AGM.
Nomination Form for election of a director.
Annual Report including Accounts for 2022-2023.
Highland Third Sector Interface (HTSI) review document.
We look forward to seeing you if you are able to join us.
2. Minutes of last year's Annual General Meeting - for approval
3. Annual Report and Accounts – for adoption
4. Appointment of Directors
5. Appointment of Auditor
6. Date time and place of first meeting of Board of Directors
7. Any other competent business
To be followed by a brief meeting of the Board of Directors.
We are all used now with taking part in online meetings and these have been vital to enable us all to get on with our projects. One issue that has arisen is around privacy.
Some exciting news that CVG are moving premises. After nearly 20 years at Telford house we will, from the start of April, be renting space at the Pulteney Centre in Wick.
Caithness Voluntary Group is one of 53 projects awarded a share of £3.2 million fund set up to tackle loneliness by Scottish Government. Activities delivered by the organisations include community choirs, walking football, Men's Sheds and volunteering opportunities.
Do you need to recruit new Volunteers For your organisation? CVG are organising a drop-in event in Multitown Peoples Project on Wednesday 4th May. This is an opportunity for you to come along in person and or send in leaflets and information about your volunteering opportunities.
Beatrice Partnership Fund has reopened for the final time. The fund supports projects that are based in the East Coast of Caithness and Sutherland plus the following Community Council areas in Rosshire, Edderton, Tain, Inver and Tarbat.
Robertson Trust is now open for applications. The funds available are: Wee Grants For constituted community groups and charities with an annual income of less than £25,000 Funding of up to £2,000 for one year only Could cover revenue* or capital costs to support your work.
HTSI are very excited to bring you a series of Monday Masterclasses, training centred around supporting community groups. Set up a new group recently? Working to support your community? Want an update on current best practice in supporting community groups? Then HTSI's FREE Monday masterclasses are for you! Julie at Caithness Voluntary Group is doing two of these classes that are open to everyone in the Highlands and are free.
Message From Alan Tait at Caithness Voluntary Group. Sadly it seems that the Covid -19 restrictions are going to be with us by the looks of it over the winter I know a lot of groups were in abeyance since March but were starting to think about getting activities going again.
Thanks to Yvonne at Caithness Voluntary Group for putting together a few funding suggestions that may be of interest to local groups. Comic Relief Changemakers Fund The themes for this Fund are, Children Survive & Thrive, Gender Justice, Safe Place to Be - Homelessness, Safe Place to Be - Migration, Global Mental Health.
Eleven community organisations in the Highlands and Islands have been awarded a total of £1.5m to develop and deliver long-term solutions to tackle poverty based on local priorities and needs The Aspiring Communities Fund, which levers in European Social Funds, was launched by the Scottish Government in 2017 to help reduce poverty and enable inclusive growth in disadvantaged and fragile communities across Scotland. Regional development agency, Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE), helped community organisations in the region to apply to this recent round of funding.