We exist to harness people power in Birmingham
to help build a more inclusive and dynamic city

What we do

BVSC works to make a positive difference to the lives of people in Birmingham and we believe that the key to this is found in our communities.

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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

  • Research Better Together

    BVSC together with the University of Birmingham will be delivering a webinar series this autumn that aims to bring the Voluntary and Community Sector together with people in the research community – matching interests and building collaboration. Read more

  • Compassionate Communities Organisational Grants Fund

    Applications sought by BVSC from across the Voluntary, Community, Faith, Social Enterprise (VCFSE) Sector to the Compassionate Communities Organisational Grants Fund. Read more

  • Redundancy and Retraining in the West Midlands Project (Invitation to Tender)

    The Centre for Ageing Better, supported by Barclays, are working in the West Midlands to support individuals aged 50 to State Pension Age (SPA) who have been recently (i.e. within 3 months) made redundant from the manufacturing or automotive industries (large-scale employers and SMEs) to find sustained employment through skills retraining or employment support. Read more

Latest events

  • Engage for Good: Business Development & Funding Webinars

    The Engage for Good Business Development and Funding Webinar series provides delegates with the latest information on live funding opportunities, hints and tips for application success, and are a chance to meet and engage with guest speakers who can help your organisation to succeed. Webinars take place every Monday between 1pm and 2pm. Read more

  • Engage for Good: Business Development & Funding Webinars

    On Monday 17 October we'll focus on the Youth Investment Fund. The Engage for Good Business Development and Funding Webinar series provides delegates with the latest information on live funding opportunities, hints and tips for application success, and are a chance to meet and engage with guest speakers who can help your organisation to succeed. Webinars take place every Monday between 1pm and 2pm. Read more

  • Cost of Living Event

    What more can Voluntary, Community, Faith and Social Enterprise Sector organisations do to tackle the growing emergency across Birmingham City? Read more