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Welcome to Community First Yorkshire

We are the rural community council for North, South and West Yorkshire, providing advocacy for rural communities and parish councils. We also provide practical support to voluntary and community organisations, and social enterprises in North Yorkshire (except in York) through our networks, projects, training and services. Our aim is to help you achieve your goals and better support your communities.

Find out more about our work

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Apply to join our Leadership Mentoring programme

Are you looking for professional development or your next career step? Applications are now open to join the 6th cohort of our popular Leadership Mentoring Programme.

Our new funding portal is free, quick and easy

Community First Yorkshire Funding is an innovative online platform that transforms the way VCSE organisations in North Yorkshire can search for the funding they need.

It is free, quick and easy to use and can be tailored to your exact requirements.

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