As a CVA Member you will: 

  1. Receive regular newsletters with information on Croydon events, training for professionals and volunteers, community initiatives and more
  2. Receive our monthly Funding bulletin, with information on relevant funders and commissioning opportunity
  3. Receive invites to the numerous training sessions for voluntary sector groups (from fundraising to Safeguarding children and more!), events and networking opportunities that CVA organises
  4. Community groups can promote their organisation and services through the following:

Please note that, as a membership organisation and in compliance with the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), CVA holds your information under Legitimate interest; for more information see our Data Protection statement at

What information do I need to provide?

All the following information you provide will be displayed online under your charity's entry in the directory. These core details will  help to promote your organisation - its work/activities and let people find you online. You will be change any of this information at anytime via your own login to the CVA Directory
  • Organisation Name
  • Purpose (Aims and Objectives)
  • Opening times
  • Address
  • Telephone number
  • Fax
  • Email
  • Website
  • Areas in which you work (including wards)
  • Services your organisation provides
  • Client groups your organisation support
The information provided for the other questions will not be made public in a way in which it is attributable to your organisation.  
It will be used by CVA for monitoring and administration purposes, helping us to understand how best to target our services appropriately.