Michelle Betteridge, Hawbush Community Gardens

Dudley CVS have been a huge support to our organisation in its application for charity status. They have provided sound advice and guidance throughout the charity application process. In addition, guidance has been offered on how best to complete a funding application.

Becky has been tremendous support. She has shown diligence and remained patient with us at all times, taking the time to explain the stages that we need to consider and guiding us to make good appropriate choices for the best interests of the organisation. She has provided clear responses to any queries that we have raised throughout the process.

I am quite sure that our organisation would not have had the confidence to move forward towards charity status. It is a matter that has been discussed on previous occasions but it was the help and involvement from Dudley CVS that allowed us to navigate our way through the application.