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


VCFA represents local VCF organisations by providing the VCF with a voice at a strategic level to influence policy, commissioners and decision makers.   The VCF is a key player in improving the lives of local residents we make significant social and economic contribution to the Bury economy.

Our aim is to ensure ideas, experience and knowledge of the VCF contributes and influences policy makers and commissioners in councils; NHS; government departments when designing local services.

We also involve and represent the voluntary sector by:

  • Supporting VCF representatives on networks, partnerships and strategic agencies
  • Promote, advocate and lobby on behalf of the local VCF
  • Facilitate and support consultation

Partnerships & Networks

  • Chief Officers Group
  • Children & Young Peoples Forum
  • Bury Faith Forum
  • Older Peoples Forum

Strategic Engagement

  • Transformation Fund
  • Public Sector Reform
  • Health & Well Being Board


Consultation & Support

  • Support
  • Facilite
  • Network


Local Business


For more information and for any questions please get in touch

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