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.



Become a volunteer

Volunteering involves spending time, unpaid, doing something that is of benefit to others or the environment.



Our Impact


Social cost benefit of The Lead Worker Peer Mentor Programme.


Birmingham citizens have participated in activities that reduce social isolation.


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

BVSC Research Unit

Research & Consultancy; Evaluation; Analysis; and Learning.



Latest news

  • The State of the Sector Survey is back!

    The State of the Sector Survey provides BVSC Research with the most comprehensive data set about the health of Birmingham’s community, faith and social enterprise (VCFSE) Sector. It was launched by BVSC Research in 2020 and is being repeated again this Autumn. Read more

  • BVSC's Weekly Employment and Skills Webinars return

    The weekly sessions will continue the networking opportunity achieved before the summer and enable you to access those involved in major projects, funders and planners involved in the city’s economic recovery from Covid. Read more

  • Putting 'voluntary and community' at the heart of the central Birmingham

    Do you need access to a central space where you can get together with colleagues and partners and share ideas in a welcoming and inspirational setting? BVSC is moving and we want to ensure that our vision is also your vision. Please get involved and have your say! Read more

Latest events

  • Business Development and Funding Weekly Lunchtime Webinar: Tesco Community Grants

    Tesco Community Grants will fund up to £1,500 towards local good causes whose focus is on supporting Children and Families and are particularly interested in any projects that tackle food insecurity. This includes projects such as: food banks, cookery clubs, allotment projects and holiday clubs. This rolling funding programme is open to any constituted not-for-profit organisation. Read more

  • Employment & Skills Weekly Webinar

    BVSC is running this series of Weekly online webinars for any deliverers of employment and skills support. It's an opportunity to look at a range of topics and themes in an enjoyable and supportive forum. Read more