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Profile of registrant

Wales Council for Voluntary Action

Identification number in the register: 50577709248-32
Registration date: 31/07/12 10:16:19

The information on this organisation was last modified on 04/07/14 09:07:57
The date of the last annual update was 04/07/14 09:07:57

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Wales Council for Voluntary Action
Acronym: WCVA
Legal status: Charity
Website address:


Section: III - Non-governmental organisations
and more precisely: Non-governmental organisations, platforms and networks and similar

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Graham Benfield
Position: Chief Executive

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Philip Fiander
Position: Director of Programmes

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: WCVA Baltic House Mount Stuart Square
Cardiff CF10 5FH
Telephone number: (+44) 0800 2888 329
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: WCVA is the voice of the voluntary sector in Wales. We represent and campaign for voluntary organisations, volunteers and communities.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • national

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 5
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

Delivery of structural fund projets across Wales including ERDF,ESF and Interreg

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Regional Policy


Total number of members that are natural persons: 2,500
Number of member organisations: 0
Member organisations (Number of members) :
The organisation has members/is represented in the following country(countries):

Complementary information:


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

Financial data

Financial year: 04/2011 - 03/2012
Total budget: 51,590,427
of which public financing: 51,590,427
- from European sources:
- Procurement:
- Grants: 50,106,304
- from national sources:
- from local/regional sources:
Activities for generating funds : 1,167,790
Investment Income : 316,333
from other sources:
- donations:
- contributions from members:
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: < 50000  €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.