Support for organisations

What do we do?

Salford CVS is the leading infrastructure organisation working across the city with all shapes and sizes of Community, Voluntary and Social Enterprise (VCSE) organisations.

Development Support

A core part of our work is providing specialist and bespoke information, advice and guidance to organisations using fresh, flexible and bespoke tools and packages. In the VCSE landscape there are a diverse range of organisations doing fantastic work with communities and people all making a difference. We are here to help and support this by listening to the needs and priorities of our members and identify creative and practical solutions to collectively make a difference to people and communities in Salford.

We work with principles and best practice approaches using frameworks from the Charity Commission, Code of good governance and fundraising. Our development support charter outlines our values and commitments to providing high quality development support to organisations. Find out more about our development support.

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We can also advertise your news items, events or jobs on our website for free and promote your item on our social media pages and mailings. Just fill in this short online form.

In addition, we have a number of administrative and backroom office functions that your organisation can benefit from upon request. If there is something that you need that is not listed, please talk to us we will always endeavour to help or signpost you in the right direction.

Admin and backroom functions


Financial Systems

  • Payroll service*
  • Book keeping*
  • Budget setting*
  • Management accounts*
  • Independent examination for groups with income of less than £100k*

*These services are chargeable, contact reception on 0161 787 7795 for more information.


Salford CVS is a membership organisation that endeavours to speak up for and act in the interests of its members in all of its work – promoting the interests of local community groups, voluntary organisations and social enterprises in Salford.

One of Salford CVS’ roles is to advocate for funding and resources for the sector, something we have successfully achieved recently for example via our support for Salford Third Sector Consortium in securing contracts and also in our negotiations with NHS Salford CCG in securing a significant sum of money to distribute to the VCSE sector via a small grants programme.

Our grants and investments

NHS Salford Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is working in partnership with Salford Community and Voluntary Services (CVS) to identify projects to fund which meet the priorities of Salford’s Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy. This £1million fund will be divided between several grant streams. Find out more about current and upcoming funding here.

How and when to access our services

Our skilled team offer advice and support throughout any stage of your organisations development you can access this in a number of ways: phone, email or tweet us with your enquiry and we will arrange a follow up conversation.

Our offices are open 9am – 4.30pm Monday to Friday** and Thursday late night until 7pm. Contact us.

**Please note – conversations and meetings can be arranged outside of normal office hours (early morning, evening, and weekend) upon discretion and notice.

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Salford CVS & Volunteer Centre
Registered address 
The Old Town Hall 
5 Irwell Place 
Salford, M30 0FN

Tel: 0161 787 7795 


Salford CVS is the city-wide infrastructure organisation for the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector; providing specialist information, advice, development support and opportunities for influence and collaboration.

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