Our Key Partners

The following are long term strategic partners, with most of which we have formal agreements. Project partners are listed on project pages.

GM VCSE Leadership Group
A group of VCSE leaders collaborating to promote the role and involvement of the VCSE sector and communities in devolution

Local Infrastructure Organisations
We have a memorandum of understanding with 10GM who provide local infrastructure in six districts and collaborate with all ten districts to connect local organisations to the city region. 


Bolton CVS 

Bury Voluntary, Community and Faith Alliance 

Macc (Manchester) 

Action Together (Oldham, Rochdale and Tameside) 

Salford CVS 

Synergy Stockport

Thrive Trafford 

Wigan Borough Community Partnership 

Voluntary Sector North West

Greater Manchester Combined Authority
Our core funder and strategic partner.  The GMCA and the GM Mayor have signed an Accord with the GM VCSE sector.

GM Health and Social Care Partnership
Our collaborator for VCSE engagement in the devolution of health and care to GM. The Partnership has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the GM VCSE sector.

GM Poverty Action
An alliance of organisations undertaking research, campaigns and policy work to address poverty.

GM Futures
An alliance of organisations working together to enable a collaborative approach to delivering Greater Manchester’s employment and skills ambitions.

Voluntary Sector Core Cities Group
A group of city-region infrastructure organisations set up to mirror the local government core cities group

We are members of the following national organisations:



GM Social Value Network
An alliance of organisations acting to increase and improve the use of social value in commissioning

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