3VA provides free funding advice to local voluntary and community organisations on a range of issues and topics, including:

  • Sources of funding
  • Checking funding applications
  • Developing funding proposals
  • Full cost recovery & costing projects
  • Diversifying your income
  • Financial planning & budgeting
  • Fundraising strategy

3VA also provides free practical and flexible one-to-one support sessions tailored to individual group needs and provide workshops and surgeries at relevant events. To discuss your organisation’s needs, please contact:



Maureen Anstey

01323 639 373


Lewes District

Lee Shepherd

01273 483 832



Karl Parks

01825 765 136


Essential Guides

3VA produces a range of Essential Guides to provide concise but comprehensive information on some of the key areas groups need to consider:

  • Fundraising strategy
  • Match funding
  • Writing successful funding applications