They have done so much for others … help give them something back.

How a young volunteer inspired the Youth Bursary

How a young volunteer inspired the Youth Bursary As we eagerly await 2019 applications for our annual Youth Bursary, let’s take you back to 2010, when a young medical student (and dedicated Royal Voluntary Service volunteer) contacted us to see if we could help fund an amazing […]

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Pass on something wonderful

Pass on something wonderful For the past 65 years, the WRVS Benevolent trust has been supporting past and present volunteers and employees of the WVS, WRVS and Royal Voluntary Service through grant giving and by helping young volunteers do something incredible through our youth bursary award. We […]

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Happy Birthday to the Royal Voluntary Service and the WRVS Benevolent Trust

Happy Birthday to the Royal Voluntary Service and the WRVS Benevolent Trust 2018 is a significant year for both the Royal Voluntary Service and the WRVS Benevolent Trust. The Royal Voluntary Service celebrates its 80thbirthday, and its younger sister, the WRVS Benevolent Trust, turns 65. Both organisations […]

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Celebrating our Wonderful Volunteers – Thank you

Celebrating our Wonderful Volunteers – Thank you   On the 22ndSeptember 1953 Stella Dowager Marchioness of Reading GBE, gave £1,000 to WVS Trustees Ltd to create a fund for charitable purposes and thereby created the WVS Trust.  The Trust as we know it today was signed on […]

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WRVS BT – Want to know more and meet us?

WRVS BT – want to know more and meet us?   In the last few years, we have been reaching out to Royal Voluntary Service hubs across the country to spread the word of the WRVS Benevolent Trust. We want to help more volunteers and employees who find […]

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Youth Bursary Awards – The Amazing Experiences Awaiting You!

Youth Bursary Awards – The Amazing Experiences Awaiting You! Are you currently a volunteer or an employee of the Royal Voluntary Service, aged between 16 to 25 years old? If so, The Youth Bursary Award may be a chance for you to go and do even more […]

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Youth Bursary Awards – Do Something Amazing!

Youth Bursary Awards – Do Something Amazing! Do you, or have you ever volunteered for the RVS? Are you aged 16-25? Did you know the WRVS Benevolent Trust provides bursaries? If you’re taking part in an event or opportunity that will benefit either your personal development or […]

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Donations through legacies and our partnership with Remember A Charity

Donations through legacies and our partnership with Remember A Charity Legacies are vital to our very survival, a fact that most of our supporters don’t realise, and we are very grateful for the support that families have shown us with legacies. To raise some much-needed awareness, we’ve […]

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Top tips on submitting a successful grant application

Top tips on submitting a successful grant application. When applying for a WRVS grant, the only requirements are that you have volunteered or worked for the WVS, WRVS or Royal Voluntary Service and are on a limited income. You can apply for a grant directly, or you […]

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Youth Bursary Awards – apply to do something amazing

Youth Bursary Awards – apply to do something amazing Every year in the trustees’ march meeting, we look at the applications for the the WRVS Benevolent trust Youth Bursary award. A chance for 16-25 RVS Volunteers/ employees to apply for a grant to do something amazing and […]

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Grants

The WRVS Benevolent Trust provides grants to help with making everyday life easier, or at times of crisis, for present or former WVS, WRVS or Royal Voluntary Service volunteers or staff.

Would you or anyone you know benefit from the Trust's help?

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Youth Bursary Awards

Are you currently a volunteer or an employee of the WRVS?
Are you between 16 and 25 years old?
You want to do even more amazing things?
The Youth Bursary Award may be a chance for you.
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Contact Info

Honorary Secretary
WRVS Benevolent Trust
PO Box 769
Chesterfield
S40 9NY

E-mail: enquiry@wrvsbt.org.uk