Sector Stress Test

We are conducting a second sector survey, to find the hotspots of need that exist among the people you’re supporting, and your organisational need – to leverage support and funding.

Please help us get a full picture of the needs in Cornwall.

Support for the sector

Support for the sector to rebuild and strengthen post-covid

Sector news

Articles about and for the sector, to inform and for sharing.

Events and training courses - the sector's noticeboard

Useful and interesting meetings, events and training courses – for you and the people you’re working with.

Voluntary and Community Sector Emergencies Partnership

Cornwall VSF is the Local Liaison in the national VCS EP,
linking Cornwall with national networks to help in times of crisis and emergency.

Cornwall Voluntary Sector Forum

We are the voice of voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) organisations in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

There are no upcoming events at this time.

Communications, Marketing and PR Officer, and VCSE Engagement Officer - Cornwall VSF. Closes 4 Feb

Cornwall VSF is expanding! We have 2 more full time roles: Communications, Marketing and PR Officer, and and Engagement Officer, both closing 4 February, £30k and £25k respectively. Apply by email.

Administration and Finance Officer - Cornwall VSF p/t, closes 29 Jan

Cornwall VSF is looking for a competent, self-starting Administration and Finance Officer, 3 days/week £25k pro rata, working from home. Closing date 29 Jan, please apply by email.

Programme Director at CCF, closes 1 March

Cornwall Community Foundation is looking for a Programmes Director, f/t, £33-£36k, directing and managing their grants programmes. Apply via their website. Closing date 1 March.

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Community Manifesto and next Cornwall Poverty Forum meeting

Cornwall Independent Poverty Forum – next meeting 2 Feb, plus information about the next stage of creating a Cornwall manifesto. Could you get involved, and help set out what would be great for this county?

Race Equality Forum

Cornwall Council is facilitating a new Race Equality Forum on behalf of the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) steering group, to help tackle racism, and create an inclusive and anti-racist Cornwall. Find out how you can get involved.

Social Prescribing webinar- Connecting Local People to Local Services

Are you part of the VCSE sector in Cornwall, and interested in finding out more about social prescribing and shaping the future? Pluss is running a seminar on Chaos TV next week, to which you are invited. Find out more here.

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Become a member

Join the largest network of voluntary sector organisations in Cornwall to stay up-to-date, find opportunities and share your news.

Latest news

What’s happening in Cornwall’s VCSE sector

Crime and community safety update

crime and safety update – the Peninsular Strategic Assessment, Partner Agency Information Sharing portal, Illegal Moneylending Team partnership recognition scheme, drug & crime funding announcement, reading programme for prisoners, and free Clinks membership offer.

Support for voluntary organisations

Find out about the support Beyond is offering, for early years, financial wellbeing, mental health and sexual & domestic abuse charities, to help adapt and respond. #JoinBeyond

Funding update 21 Jan

Funding for vulnerable individuals/human rights, homelessness, improving digital skills in over 18’s, young people’s mental health, social change and easyfundraising, a scheme that allows good causes to receive corporate donations while their supporters to shop online.

Domestic Abuse support and news

Domestic Abuse support, including Refuge4Pets, a charity that fosters pets to aid escape from domestic abuse situations, and the Ask for ANI scheme offering safe places at pharmacies. Plus other news around this area.