Supporting & Empowering Voluntary & Community Sectors

We are a small, local charity that supports other local charities & community
groups throughout Bracknell Forest and Wokingham Borough.

Who We Are & What We Do

About Us Discover how we work & why we are the main support organisation for local voluntary, community & faith groups.
Membership – We recommend local charities become members to get exclusive development support & advice.
Meet Our Team
We want to introduce you to our dedicated staff members & trustees & the hard work they all do.
Acknowledgements – Without key contributors, our success in helping others would be much less, so we want to say thank you.
Support Us You can support our work in various ways, from fundraising to donating, every action helps us continue our vital work

Charity Support & Development

Starting Up The amount of effort required to establish a new voluntary organisation should not be underestimated.
General Developmental Support – Our staff are on hand to offer various advice & guidance
Training Courses – We provide various types of practical & affordable training courses for the charity sector.
Funding Advice & Support – We offer a range of different fundraising services, from grant application writing to various resources & alerts.
Trustee Recruitment intrusted is a charity trustee recruitment service, matching enthusiastic candidates with opportunities to join charities

Volunteering Services

BF Get Involved – We have an online platform for volunteers to find their perfect role & for organisations to list their opportunities.
Get Help Finding A Role
Our support is here for you if you would like to volunteer some time, talent & skill.
Supported Volunteering – We work with people who need additional support to access volunteer work & match them to appropriate roles.
Volunteer Passport – This scheme has been set up to up-skill volunteers and link them to organisations
Corporate Social Responsibility – We help companies improve their social value within the community by finding them group volunteering tasks.
Volunteer Pool – Get involved & help your community on your own terms without a big commitment.

Our Wellbeing Schemes

Community Navigation A signposting service set up to support & empower people to engage in self-care, independence and well-being.
Cancer Support Network – Our Cancer Champions Scheme supports local people who have been affected by cancer.
Awareness With Action Reduces Exploitation
The AWARE campaign aims to raise awareness of the most common exploitation & crimes. 
Health & Wellbeing Board – A partnership of multiple organisations sharing news, info & advice on ways to stay happy & healthy.

News & Events

Local News Articles A signposting service set up to support & empower people to engage in self-care, independence and well-being.
Weekly Newsletters – We send out alternating VCS newsletters to our members in both Bracknell & Wokingham Boroughs.
Events Calendar
Our calendar gives details of upcoming events such as training, networking events, growth clubs, networking events & more.
COVID-19 News & Support – We have pages full of resources relating to the coronavirus pandemic for charities, households & willing volunteers.