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

Funding Support

Help and support to put together successful funding bids and applications. information on funding opportunities available to the Voluntary, Community and Faith Sector (VCF) and supports groups to become more sustainable by improving their financial security and capacity.

Our funding support includes:


• Fundraising options
• Planning for successful fundraising campaign
• Tips and guide on successful Fundraising

Funding Applications

• Developing and discussing funding strategies
• Identifying, outcomes
• Pre-application advice
• Reviewing draft applications however VCFA will not write the application
• Examples of good and poor bids
• Guide on writing good bids/proposals

Funding Search

• Access to a national funding database
• Search for suitable and relevant funding opportunities


• Exploring ways of improving financial sustainability
• Income Generation

Funding Fair

VCFA organises two Funding Fair’s annually, providing opportunities for local organisations to meet grant providers and funders to help clarify any issues or problems and get tips on good funding bids.

Local Business


For more information and for any questions please get in touch

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