Voluntary & Community Action Trafford (VCAT) aims to develop an effective and highly skilled voluntary and community sector, capable of making a strong contribution towards a fair and open society in Trafford.

As the local support and development agency in Trafford, their role is to help voluntary and community groups and local charities in their development.

– They have over 500 members drawn from Trafford’s voluntary and community sector
– They provide support to groups both funded and unfunded
– They help new groups and existing groups to develop, provide information and training, assist in liaison with local government and enable the views of voluntary groups to be represented
– They work with management committee members, staff and volunteers to support them in their work. This can include: fundraising support, financial advice, personnel and employment advice, constitutions and governance, charity and company formation and the co-ordination of the local voluntary sector.

VCAT Website: VCAT website

VCAT on Twitter: @VCAT_Trafford

What we know about the VCSE sector in Trafford

Click here to download a summary of data relating to Trafford from our State of the VCSE Sector 2017 report GM State of the Sector – Trafford summary