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Community First Yorkshire

Community First Yorkshire, York


Are you looking for support for your group, organisation or project? We can offer you a wide range of help and advice. We are here to help your project or organisation flourish, whether you are an individual starting out with a great idea, a long established charity or anything in between. If you have a question about running your organisation or project - from governance and funding, to volunteer recruitment advice and marketing - then make us your first port of call. Our services include funding advice, governance support, marketing and social media, business and finance management, recruiting and managing volunteers. All of these services are free to voluntary and community sector organisations in North Yorkshire. We have a number of specialist services for which there's a modest charge these include our Disclosure and Barring Service and our Employment Advice Team. Our team of Development Workers have over 150 years experience of supporting groups to establish and be successful. We help inspire community action throughout North Yorkshire and our support includes: Help with planning your project; community engagement and consultation advice; events to inspire ideas; and training and workshops.

    This service covers the following area(s):

  • Knaresborough
  • Ripon
  • Northallerton
  • Skipton
  • Catterick Garrison
  • Selby
  • Malton
  • Harrogate
  • Whitby
  • Scarborough

Some services may only be suitable to a specific age range or to those who meet specific criteria. The following eligibility criteria applies to this service:


  • No restrictions apply


  • All ages

Last updated: 08/04/2020