Voluntary Sector Forum

The voluntary sector forum brings together voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) organisations to enable them to have an independent, strong and influential voice in York.

All voluntary and community organisations, faith groups and social enterprises are encouraged to attend the forum to create a meeting that is representative, has more authority and increases our influence on behalf of the sector.

The forum will generally focus on these themes:

Next meeting: Thurs 2 Nov 2017, 9.30 am - 12 noon








Voluntary sector funding



Policy consultation


Issues arising from forum members

Sarah Armstrong

Sarah Armstrong

Chief Executive, York CVS

The meetings is chaired by York CVS’s Chief Executive, Sarah Armstrong. The forum meetings are quarterly.

Anyone is welcome

When appropriate, the forum elects members to represent and speak on the forum’s behalf at strategic level. This is known as the equalities board.

These representatives can be elected for a period of time to attend a series of meetings, or for one off occasions.



You can read the minutes from previous forum meetings here.
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