22 August, 2023

This programme offers over £10,000 for up to 5 years for voluntary and community organisations that work together with a shared set of goals to help their community – whether that’s a community living in the same area, or people with similar interests or life experiences.

The Community Fund will fund partnerships which aim to:

15 May, 2023

At the end of March Voscur hosted the Cost of Living and Inequalities Conference, bringing together leading voices from across the city to share insight, understand challenges and plot pathways forwards through the current economic climate.

As a result of this work, a manifesto has been produced - this has been created by voices within the VCSE sector and is designed for those with an active interest in the VCSE sector (funders and commissioners) as well as the communities that the sector serves. 

South Bristol Youth Zone building plans
17 March, 2021


South Bristol charity and Voscur member Youth Moves has partnered with national charity OnSide Youth Zones to create the South West’s first Youth Zone: a new building with open access youth services and activities.

Life ring with COVID-19 support written on it
24 February, 2021


A new report from Lloyds Bank Foundation has found that smaller charities in England and Wales (with an income of less than £1 million and either defined as small or medium-sized) ‘showed up’, ‘worked flexibly’ and ‘stuck around’ during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic.

10 February, 2021


The past 12 months have proved that collaboration between voluntary sector organisations is important. But while the pandemic has led to some impressive examples of sharing knowledge, resources and energy between organisations, a report by NCVO highlights how unequal the current system can sometimes be.

17 June, 2020

New research on the role that the VCSE sector played during the coronavirus suggests that community organisations should be trusted to lead the post-pandemic recovery.

3 June, 2020


A group of sector bodies has proposed the formation of a data collective, with the aim of coordinating efforts to gather and use data in the charity sector.

In a blog post on the Catalyst website, the group states that the COVID-19 crisis has had a huge negative impact and that the most vulnerable will be most impacted.

The groups says that in order to respond properly, we need to better understand:

2 March, 2020


An interim report from NCVO, ACEVO and Lloyds Bank for England and Wales has revealed the negative impact of competitive behaviour between charities, which can harm the communities they serve, and can lead to trust issues between charities of different sizes.

31 January, 2020


28 January, 2020

Bristol Climate Action Fund – call for Community Partner expressions of interest by 13 February 2020


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