About Gloucestershire VCS Alliance

Our mission

To champion the voluntary and community sector, strengthening it to make a difference for local people, contributing towards a sustainable future for Gloucestershire.

Our vision

  • Support voluntary and community sector organisations to develop and become sustainable
  • Strengthen the voluntary and community sector by providing information, consultation and an independent voice.
    We will offer networking events and feedback opportunities, provide regular news and funding information, enabling and facilitating
  • Promote collaboration with/within the voluntary and community sector and between sectors
  • Be the primary route for consulting with the voluntary and community sector used by all public sector bodies
  • Work in partnership with local statutory organisations, especially in the commissioning process, to promote the impact the voluntary and community sector makes in the county
  • Contribute to key local strategic plans to help demonstrate the value and potential of the voluntary and community sector

Our values

  • Collaborative – we work with public sector, the VCS and the private sector.
    We have good relationships with the County Council, Clinical Commissioning Group, Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner and Local Enterprise Partnership.
  • Inclusive – we work with all VCS organisations regardless of size.
    We work for the benefit of the whole VCS sector and promote its diversity
  • Innovative – public sector groups and VCS organisations look to us for future thinking and next steps
  • Transparent – we are open in the way we operate

Attendance at meetings

Click here for a list of meetings that the Alliance regularly attends.