CVS Fife is a member of The CVS Network (Councils for Voluntary Service), which consists of 56 independent organisations that provide a range of development and support services to voluntary organisations across Scotland. CVS activity is supported by the Scottish Government and local authorities, as well as by trading income and funding from a wide range of sources. More information on the Network is available in our Directory of Organisations.
The CVS Network comes under the umbrella of Voluntary Action Scotland.
The Voluntary or Third Sector provides services and activities to some of the most vulnerable people in society including:
There are over 1200 voluntary organisations in Fife ranging from small purely voluntary groups to Fife-wide organisations helping disadvantaged groups and individuals who employ staff and manage large budgets. Our Directory of Organisations lists organisations by category of activity and geographical activity.
We promote the role of the Voluntary or Third Sector and support its activities in Fife through direct provision of support services and through advocating on behalf of the sector in partnership settings.
CVS Fife works with a range of partners, to assist Fife's voluntary sector to:
We encourage and support the establishment of effective voluntary sector networks to:
We have links with partners in the statutory sector to promote and strengthen the role of the voluntary sector, at all levels in Fife. We do this by:
CVS Fife is currently a partner on a range of multi-agency partnerships:
For more information on CVS Fife's role within the Community Planning Partnership, see the Community Planning section. Should you wish to discuss any of the information on this page, please contact Bryan Poole on 01592 567001 or you may wish to E-Mail us at email@example.com.