Charity registered in Scotland SC027612
The Gateway has three core objectives: Capacity Building for the Voluntary Sector, Volunteer Development and Social Enterprise Development and is the interface between West Lothian’s Community Planning Partners and the Voluntary Sector in West Lothian
The Gateway also
Co-ordinates volunteering projects that support West Lothian’s communities
Provides information and advice on issues such as: funding, governance, training, legal structure, start-up, staff and volunteer recruitment, monitoring and evaluation, and networking.
Delivers a variety of learning and skills development courses
Organises networking events and represents the Voluntary Sector at local and national forums
To be a leading edge organisation with the capability, capacity and confidence to shape the future of a strong and thriving Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise Sector, enhancing the quality of life for the people of West Lothian