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Funding & Development

Bury VCFA is here to support the Voluntary Community & Faith Sectors (VCF – includes Charities, Voluntary Organisations, Community & Faith Groups, Social Enterprises) in Bury.

Bury VCFA offers professional advice on organisational and management issues. As an infrastructure organisation we support projects and the development of new groups.

‘VCFA’s Funding and Development Support services for VCF organisations strengthens the operational effectiveness enabling them to be stronger sustainable organisations’.

Development Support

We provide support to Voluntary, Community and Faith Organisations who are based across Bury, to enhance and improve their effectiveness with a range of services through

Find out more about development support for you and your organisation

Funding Information & Advice

Finding funding is essential for most VCF groups and we provide support in a number of ways:

Find out more about how we can help you find funding.

Commissioning Support

We can provide  advice and support on

The difference between grants and contracts
What is tendering for a contract?
How do you respond to a tender document?
How long does the tender process take?
Is commissioning for my organisation?

Commissioning Support

We can act as a Lead Consortia Provider to help VCF organisations secure tendering opportunities and support the consortia and partnership development.

Find out more about how we can help you find funding.

Funding Information & Advice

Finding funding is essential for most VCF groups and we provide support in a number of ways:

Commissioning Support

We can provide  advice and support on

The difference between grants and contracts
What is tendering for a contract?
How do you respond to a tender document?
How long does the tender process take?
Is commissioning for my organisation?

Commissioning Support

We can act as a Lead Consortia Provider to help VCF organisations secure tendering opportunities and support the consortia and partnership development.

Fundraising Training Programme

Bury VCFA are delivering sessions on Bid Writing, Find a Funder and Mapping Your Project for the Voluntary, Community and Faith sector in the Borough of Bury.

Fundraising Training Programme

Next course: Planning Your Fundraising – click below for details.

Download Programme