State of the Sector Report

South Gloucestershire VCSE annual survey launched – fewer questions this year!

Our Survey 2018-19 has now been launched. Please take some time to complete the Survey.

The VCSE annual survey was launched by our previous Chief Officer at CVS South Gloucestershire, Helen Black at the sector’s annual conference in February 2019 held at Aerospace Bristol. Addressing more than 100 delegates from a wide range of South Gloucestershire’s voluntary sector organisations and community groups Helen stressed the importance of completing the survey each year.

The survey helps CVS to understand and respond to the needs of VCSE organisations in South Gloucestershire. It has also helped to highlight the significance of the sector to funding providers.

Please complete the survey by following this link:

There are only 20 questions this year and it will take no longer than 10 minutes to complete.

Many thanks

State of the VCSE Sector Report. 

Each year we produce a report to show our results.You can review our findings below.

2017-2018 Survey Results
2016-2017 Survey Results
2015-2016 Survey Results


Looking at what organisations are forming partnerships in South Gloucestershire and with whom.

Future Priorities

Given the uncertain future with more austerity measures looming we ask the sector what are the key things to focus on going forward.

Challenges facing the sector

Using the criteria of funding, reserves, changes in demand for services and issues of the beneficiaries of the services to assess challenges.

People Involved in the sector

The value of staff and volunteering to the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector in South Gloucestershire.

Local Communities

Contribution of the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector in South Gloucestershire make to support the health of local communities.

Stability of the Sector

Summary findings about how we assess the stability of the voluntary, community, social enterprise sector in South Gloucestershire.