In the city of Manchester, a range of services is available from Macc, the local support organisation for for local charities, voluntary and community groups and social enterprises.

Macc is a Manchester-based registered charity first established in 1981. Macc works with a range of partners to support and develop the work of the city’s VCSE sector. They deliver a wide range of services and activities including:

  • capacity building support for local voluntary and community groups and social enterprises
  • a brokerage service for Manchester residents wishing to volunteer in local organisations
  • policy support, insight and influence – including organising the city’s Voluntary Sector Assembly.
  • celebrating the work of the local sector through our Spirit of Manchester programme.


All these services are available on Macc’s
Manchester Community Central website.

Macc on twitter: @McrCommCentral


State of the Sector Report 2017

Click here to download the latest State of the VCSE Sector research for Manchester (PDF).
GM State of the Sector – City of Manchester FINAL