Supporting a vibrant Voluntary, Community & Faith sector in Bury

VCFA enhances local community and voluntary action by developing the capacity of Voluntary, Community, Faith and Social Enterprise (VCF) organisations in Bury to provide support and deliver quality services. We will do this through
h effective strategic engagement with our statutory partners and by forging alliances with local businesses and communities

Our Services


Enhance the capacity and development of the VCF in Bury to deliver local services and support local communities effectively. 

Provide a conduit

  • Provide a 2 way dialogue across public,  private and local communities through the VCF Sectors.
  • Support commissioners with local needs assessment 
  • enable development of VCF services to meet local need 
  • Provide access to range of funding opportunities 


  • Act as prime contractor to facilitate  VCF’s role in local services
  • A single point of access for the public sector to the VCF
  • Promote the VCF as a delivery partner
  • Enable joint and partnership working across sector and within the VCF 
  • Support transformation of health & Social care through the VCF

Create opportunities

Support the VCF to secure resources and funding to enhance and develop services; To exchange information and good practice and promote partnership working within the VCF and between various sectors


  • Support the development and enhance the capacity of the VCF;
  • Support and develop Volunteering
  • Develop partnership working locally
  • VCF to secure funding form a range of sources
  • Work with business to enhance CSR locally

Local Business


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