We have over 550 members. They include community and voluntary organisations across Rhondda Cynon Taf and beyond. The more we work together, the stronger we all become.

Benefits of membership

  • free, confidential, ongoing, face-to-face or online information, advice and training
  • support from a peer mentor
  • support with setting up a new activity, group or organisation
  • assistance identifying what is important
  • help connecting you to others who can support you
  • developing strategic plans
  • reporting to the board
  • committee/trustee roles
  • managing meetings
  • writing policies and procedures
  • Access to small grants.
  • Support with:
    • funding applications.
    • monitoring and evaluation to measure your impact.
    • budgeting.
  • Free funding searches.
  • Assistance recruiting and managing your volunteers.
  • Guidance with volunteer policies.
  • Support with using Volunteering Wales and Connect RCT to find volunteers.
  • Access to our ‘Managing Volunteers’ network. 
  • Influence decision-makers that affect you such as the local authority, health board and strategic partnerships. 
  • Get your voice heard on relevant policies, decisions and funding. 
  • Join our networks to find out what’s happening, share experiences and learn from each other.
  • Gain individuals, groups and organisations as contacts.
  • Receive an incredible a range of up to date information, sent to anyone in your group or organisation.
  • Promote what you do on Connect RCT, with scope for occasional spotlights in our bulletins and on our social media. 
  • Have a permanent online presence on the Connect RCT website.
  • Have your say in what we do in the future.
  • Apply to join our board of trustees. 

Become a member

Download our membership application form.


Current members

Download the sheet of current members here.


Membership team contact

If you need assistance, please contact us:

T: 01443 846200



Related links

About us

Advice for groups

Group and organisation

Running your group or organisation

Getting funding

Engagement and influence

Volunteer recruitment and management