Our vision is for a City in which all people enjoy
lives of inclusion, safety, wellbeing and fulfilment.

What we do

BVSC aims to support a vibrant and resilient sector which in turn ensures that people from across the city feel included and engaged and have access to appropriate support from people who understand the issues and challenges they face.

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Become a volunteer

Volunteering involves spending time, unpaid, doing something that is of benefit to others or the environment. Find out how you can get involved in volunteering in Birmingham.

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Birmingham Community Lottery

Our lottery is already helping local causes raise unlimited, year-round funds. Most not-for-profit groups can register to start using this online community fundraising solution. There are no upfront costs and it's it’s quick and easy to get going.

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Our Impact

£3,218,581

Social cost benefit of The Lead Worker Peer Mentor Programme.

9,000

Birmingham citizens have participated in activities that reduce social isolation.

215

Clients with multiple and complex needs and a history of rough sleeping supported into Housing First Tenancies

Latest news

  • Brum Energy helps with Cost of Living at Stirchley Baths Roadshow

    Is your home warm? Do you need some advice or support? Ecobirmingham were at Stirchley Baths at a Cost-of-Living event on March 14th, providing free home energy advice. If you have concerns such as the house is always cold, there is mould and damp in the property, the cost of bills are high, or you are in fuel debt, then get in touch with us. Read more

  • The Hottest Ticket In Town

    Hotly anticipated tickets for the new Birmingham Community Lottery are now on sale, with the first weekly draw taking place on Saturday 30 March. At a cost £1 each, winners could scoop up to £25,000. Read more

  • Engage for Funding webinars return on 15 April with a focus on data usage, collaboration and engagement

    Engage for Funding webinars return on 15 April for a new spring season. The first three sessions combined will empower participants to develop stories from data, embrace collaborative practices and to engage with audiences on social media in more meaningful ways. Read more

Latest events

  • Engage for funding forum - Using data to tell your story and demonstrate your impact

    Do you experience challenges in collecting and using your organisational information?  Is it hard to evidence your impact? What would a positive data culture look like in your organisation?  This session will give you an introduction to understanding how your organisation’s culture impacts upon your data use, help you to develop a data story and a data strategy that can be used to structure your thoughts and guide your next steps towards using data to achieve your strategic aims. Read more

  • Running Great Community Groups

    This is a practical learning group, two sessions face to face and one on Zoom. It is for anyone who meets with citizens to understand what they need and what they want to do to make changes to things that are important to them and their communities. Read more

  • Environment & Energy Network: Earth Day 2024 – Planet vs Plastics

    April 22nd is Earth Day! The theme for Earth Day 2024 is “Planet vs. Plastics” Join the Environment and Energy Network to celebrate our planet and discuss how we can reduce plastic pollution. Our usual updates on energy bills, policy, funding, consultations will also take place. Read more