We support and champion York’s voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector to make positive change, challenge issues and grow new ideas to strengthen communities.

How can we support you?

Funding and Development

Direct support for your group or organisation.


Advertise your organisation’s volunteering opportunities and find local voluntary roles.

Voluntary Sector Forums

Join us to discuss and challenge local issues together with other voluntary organisations.

Social Action Projects

Work with our social action projects to strengthen our local communities.

Chocolate and philanthropy – carrying on a local tradition

Chocolate and philanthropy – carrying on a local tradition

Continuing the city’s long standing tradition of chocolate and philanthropy, local business York Cocoa Works donated 50 boxes of chocolate treats to York CVS, a local social action organisation, as a thank you for their hard-working volunteers. York CVS delivered the...

HR Update: Getting people back to work

HR Update: Getting people back to work

HR Update - 11 May The Government have this week started providing advice around stage 1 of getting people back to work. This will be in small steps and may revert back depending on the effect on the ‘R0’ number (tracks how many people, on average, will be infected...

Flower Power!

Flower Power!

A huge thank you to Flower Power York, who kindly donated lots of lovely bunches of flowers, which York CVS delivered across the city on Monday 5 May to some very deserving people, including vulnerable individuals and the volunteers who are supporting them. Flower...

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