The Members

VABS membership is FREE for all voluntary / community groups & organisations in Badenoch and Strathspey.

Why should I become a VABS member?

Being a VABS member means you will be joining lots of others who are part of Badenoch & Strathspey’s support network of groups working on behalf of their community.

What will I get?

As a member you will receive:

  • VABS newsletters (E bulletins)
  • Regular updates on funders and current funding programmes
  • Training / Networking opportunities to help develop skills and knowledge for you/r group
  • Events reminders for local/national workshops relating to the voluntary/community sector

As a VABS member you can get free advice on:

  • Governance – setting up the best structure for your needs
  • Funding sources
  • Running your organisation
  • Finance Management
  • Project Management
  • Volunteering Opportunities & Awards
  • Developing a social enterprise
  • Running community consultations

As a VABS member you can also access additional services for a subsidised charge:

  • Accounts preparation
  • Independent Examinations
  • Skills Audit and Strategic Development for Voluntary Boards
  • Employment and legal advice for community organisations
  • Recruitment Services
  • Payroll Services


If you would like to become a VABS member, please download the membership form, complete the form and then return to VABS via email or by post.