Engage Voluntary Sector Development

Engage Voluntary Sector Development

At a glance


  • Environment
  • Local / community
  • Voluntary sector support

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Geographical remit: 


Engage is a charity whose aim is to support the development of vibrant, effective and influential voluntary and community sectors in West Somerset and in Taunton Deane by providing a range of services: 




  • Operating local Volunteer Centres to bring together organisations offering volunteering opportunities and members of our community seeking to offer their time/expertise.

  • Co-ordinating the West Somerset and Taunton Deane Voluntary Sector Forum meetings, opportunities for voluntary groups to meet, receive briefings and discuss matters of mutual interest.

  • Acting as a voice for the voluntary and community sectors.

  • Providing advice and support on setting up and running charities.

  • Advising on potential funding sources and on preparing funding applications.

  • Establishing projects to respond to local needs – for example, in West Somerset, Engage runs a recycling service for good quality used furniture, making it available at discount prices to low-income individuals/families. 

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