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Support Us


Support Bawso through monthly donations and one-off gifts.

Your donations will make a huge difference and allow us to advocate for and deliver specialist services to black and minoritised victims of abuse, violence, and exploitation in Wales. Whether you set up a monthly donation or a one off-gift, your donation – no matter how much will change the lives of women facing abuse and exploitation around Wales. It will help provide a place of safety and shelter for women and support tailored to individual needs.

If you’d like to make a donation by cash, cheque or bank transfer, please contact one of our team on 02920 644 633 or email info@bawso.org.uk. Thank you.

Become a member of Bawso

Bawso Annual Membership runs from 1st of January to 31st of December each year, If you join mid year we pro rata the fee.

Benefits for all members:

  • Discount on Bawso Training courses
  • Access to Violence Against Women raising awareness sessions
  • Email alerts of our Jobs, News, Events and Training
  • Access to volunteers / volunteering
  • Participation in fundraising initiatives
  • Violence Against women Campaigns

Extra benefits for individuals supporters:

  • Access to capacity training
  • Facilitating workshops and speaking at events
  • Voting rights at our AGM

Extra benefits for organisations:

  • Free promotion of your job vacancies

Following a review of our membership scheme in 2018, Bawso now offer the following category of Memberships:


Bawso Membership can generally be approved within 5 working days providing you meet our membership criteria and supply all the information requested in this form. More complex applications may be subject to approval by the Bawso Board of Directors, which can take up to 3 months (depending on meeting cycle). If your application is referred to the Trustee Board we will let you know.

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

We take the privacy and security of individuals and their personal information very seriously and take every reasonable measure and precaution to protect and secure the personal data that we process. We have robust information security policies and procedures in place to protect personal information from unauthorised access, alteration and disclosure. Bawso has a dedicated representative who can be approached for any questions, comments and requests regarding Data Protection info@bawso.org.uk.


Bawso has an established volunteering programme that provides training and support to women and girls from female black and minoritised communities in Wales, wishing to support Bawso activities.

Volunteers work in every part of Bawso, from supporting adult and childcare services through to central services and administration, and in all parts of Wales.

Volunteer roles are based on the interests and capabilities of each volunteer.

Bawso volunteers gain skills and experience that contribute significantly to securing subsequent employment in the community. Some Bawso volunteers go on to receive professional training and join the Bawso staff team.

Raise funds for Bawso

We will help you to raise funds for Bawso by running your own event of participating in events run by Bawso. Just call us and we will give advice and provide materials.

Become a Friend of Bawso

Friends of Bawso is a loose collection of retired and working specialists who support Bawso and provide pro-bono consultancy services in numerous areas including policy development, forward planning, marketing, publicity, grant applications, commissioned services submissions, housing, property, and legal advice.

Friends of Bawso responds to requests from the ACEO and Board. Individual Friends of Bawso specialists provide advice and services directly. It has no formal status and plays no part in the governance or management of Bawso.

If you would like to support Bawso in this way, please contact Bawso and share your area of expertise.

More ways you can support Bawso and make a difference

For more information email info@bawso.org.uk

Leave a gift in your will

  • By remembering Bawso in your will you will be making an invaluable statement of support for those who so much need your help. For Bawso receiving such support always increases morale and gives the opportunity to go that much further in support for our service users. Ask your Solicitor how to leave a gift or contact us for advice.


Give in memory

  • Nothings is more appropriate than supporting Bawso in memory of someone close to you who you have lost. Doing so gives meaning to and honours their lives at its closure.