About Us

What is the VCFA

VCFA is an infrastructure organisation providing Volunteering and Development support to the VCF (also known as VCS) in Bury enhancing their ability to support local communities. VCFA also promotes the VCS sector and advocates on their behalf at a strategic level with other stakeholders.

Our strategy is focused on enhancing the role of the local VCF sector in delivering quality services within local communities which will help alleviate pressure on health and social care. Our support will be focused on providing effective and appropriate deliverables to front line organisations.

Impact Report 2019

Click here to download our Impact Report for 2019

Impact Report 2020

Click here to download our Impact Report for 2020

Our Vision

To enhance the quality of life of local residents by supporting a thriving community & voluntary and faith sectors (VCF) in Bury.


Membership is open to all voluntary organisations, charities, community and faith groups based in Bury. Associate membership is open to VCS groups working but not based in Bury.

State of the Sector 2017

Click here to download the Bury State Of The Sector 2017 Presentation

Our Trustees

Andy Hazeldine


Vicky Maloney

Vice Chair

Jill Logan


Mark Cunningham


Tan Ahmed


Clare Fordham